The Baku World Challenge Cup took place over the weekend February 19th-21st. Qualifications took place for both WAG and MAG disciplines on Friday 19th and Saturday 20th. Event finals took place on Sunday 21st. 

The story of the weekend was Ms.Flavia Saraiva of Brazil who debuted a new FX routine in preparation for her home Olympics this Summer. Saraiva won both the BB and FX titles and took the bronze medal on the UB. The VT title was won by the ever amazing, Oksana Chusovitina who is undoubtedly the energiser bunny of the gymnastics world, having competed at meets across the globe before landing in Baku. Lina Philipp, who was brought to tears on the podium took the UB title, clearly a massive achievement for her that meant a lot to her and her country. 

Full WAG results are as follows:

VT:

  1. Oksana Chusovitina (UZB)
  2. Tjasa Kysselef (SLO)
  3. Elisa Haemmerle (AUT)

UB:

  1. Lina Philipp (GER)
  2. Daniele Hypolito (BRA)
  3. Flavia Saraiva (BRA)

BB:

  1. Flavia Saraiva (BRA) 14.800
  2. Emma Larsson (SWE) 13.650
  3. Elisa Haemmerle (AUT) 13.350
  4. Marina Nekrasova (AZE) 13.050
  5. Dilnoza Abdusalimova (UZB) 12.650
  6. Tutya Yilmaz (TUR) 12.350
  7. Dorina Boeczoego (HUN) 11.900
  8. Oksana Chusovitina (UZB) 11.800

FX:

  1. Flavia Saraiva (BRA) 13.850
  2. Emma Larsson (SWE) 13.400
  3. Marina Nekrasova (AZE) 13.200
  4. Dorina Boeczoego (HUN) 13.100
  5. Lisa Ecker (AUT) 13.100
  6. Dilnoza Abdusalimova (UZB) 13.000
  7. Tutya Yilmaz (TUR) 11.950

*Oksana Chusovitina had qualified to compete in the FX final but was scratched.

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