Philipp & Chusovitina lead Qualifications after Day 1

The Baku World Challenge Cup got underway today in Baku, Azerbaijan with WAG and MAG qualifications. In the WAG section of the competition qualifications for the uneven bars and vault event finals took place. Most notably, Daniele Hypolito of Brazil replaced teammate Rebeca DeAndrade who was touted to compete this weekend for unknown reasons, injury being ruled out as a reason. 

After day one, Lina Philipp of Germany and Okasana Chusovitina lead the UB and VT standings respectively.

Full results are as follows:


  1. Oksana Chusovitina (UZB) 14.750 Q
  2. Tjasa Kysselef (SLO) 14.000 Q
  3. Daniele Hypolito (BRA) 13.850 Q
  4. Lisa Ecker (AUT) 13.675 Q
  5. Elisa Haemmerle (AUT) 13.500 Q
  6. Dorina Boeczoego (HUN) 13.425 Q
  7. Dilnoza Abdusalimova (UZB) 13.300 Q
  8. Mariia Smirnova (AZE) 13.150 Q
  9. Ekin Morova (TUR) 12.850 Q
  10. Marina Nekrasova (AZE) 12.600 Q

*All scores are the average of the two vaults performed by each gymnast.


  1. Lina Philipp (GER) 13.850 Q
  2. Flavia Saraiva (BRA) 13.850 Q
  3. Daniele Hypolito (BRA) 13.400 Q
  4. Lisa Ecker (AUT) 12.950 Q
  5. Florine Harder (GER) 12.800 Q
  6. Yuliya Inshina (AZE) 12.300 Q
  7. Yana Horokhova (UKR) 12.200 Q
  8. Tzuf Feldon (ISR) 11.950 Q
  9. Dilnoza Abdusalimova (UZB) 11.900 R
  10. Marina Nekrasova (AZE) 11.600 R
  11. Tutya Yilmaz (TUR) 11.400 R
  12. Demet Mutlu (TUR) 11.100
  13. Elisa Haemmerle (AUT) 10.500 

R= reserve

Q= qualifier to the event final

Competition continues tomorrow with further qualifications. Balance beam and floor exercise qualifications will take place in the WAG section of competition. More information including the roster, results and a timetable of events is available here:


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