The WAG competition of the 2016 Stuttgart World Cup took place today, March 19th 2016 in Stuttgart, Germany.
Amid all the excitement of the elite gymnastics world this weekend, 8 of the worlds top gymnasts descended upon Stuttgart to compete.
Sophie Scheder of Germany topped the podium with a score of 57.032, after being announced as an alternate for Tabea Alt earlier this week.
Isabela Onyshko of Canada continues her success in 2016, after wins at Elite Canada in February and L’International Gymnix earlier in March, she clinched the silver medal today at the Stuttgart World Cup with a score of 56.665.
Amelia Hundley of USA, who like Scheder was named as a relacement before the event. She was of course named as replacement for teammate, Nia Dennis. Hundley earned the bronze medal with a score of 56.449.
As this event was the penultimate in the World Cup Series, not only were the winners of this event presented with medals but the country that had the most points at the end of the series was announced as the winner of the 2016 series. The USA was announced as the winner after Gabby Douglas won the American Cup and Maggie Nichols placed second, MyKayla Skinner won the Glasgow World Cup and Amelia Hundley took home the bronze at the Stuttgart World Cup. Amelia Hundley accepted the trophy on behalf of the USA in Stuttgart.
Tomorrow in Stuttgart will see the MAG World Cup take place along with the WAG Stuttgart Team Challenge final.
Final WAG standings at the Stuttgart World Cup 2016 are as follows:
- Sophie Scheder (GER) 57.032
- Isabela Onyshko (CAN) 56.665
- Amelia Hundley (USA) 56.449
- Seda Tutkhalian (RUS) 55.899
- Pauline Schaefer (GER) 54.698
- Celine van Gerner (NED) 54.665
- Rebecca Tunney (GBR) 52.032
- Elisa Meneghini (ITA) 51.931