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López Leads Qualification at Osijek Challenge Cup
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Two-time Olympian Jessica López (Venezuela) led three of the four women's events Friday as qualification began at the 2013 Osijek World Challenge Cup in Croatia.

The lineup included more than 170 gymnasts from 34 nations, representing five continents. For many of the gymnasts in Osijek, the FIG event is serving as a final competition warm-up for the 2013 World Championships, which begin in two weeks in Antwerp, Belgium.

López topped the qualification on uneven bars, balance beam and floor exercise. Showing no signs of slowing down, the 27-year-old University of Denver alumna notched 14.600 on uneven bars (6.3 Difficulty) and 14.550 on balance beam.

Dutch gymnasts Noël van Klaveren and Chantysha Netteb went 1-2 on women's vault.

China, Romania and the U.S. skipped the competition, but Russia sent newcomers Yekaterina Baturina, Polina Fyodorova and Alla Sosnitskaya to gain experience. With Russia's top gymnasts either injured or preparing for the world championships, 2008 Olympian Yekaterina Kramarenko, 22, also earned a trip to Osijek and qualified to finals on uneven bars and floor exercise.

The men's field included world and European champion Eleftherios Kosmidis (Greece), who led the qualification on floor exercise, and 2012 Olympic champion Epke Zonderland (Netherlands), who was first on high bar.

Four-time Italian Olympian Alberto Busnari, 35, led pommel horse over Croatia's own Andrej Korosteljev, 18. World championships medal hopeful Eleftherios Petrounias (Greece) edged Frenchmen Danny Pinheiro-Rodrigues and Samir Aït Saïd for the top spot on still rings.

Vietnam's Nguyen Ha Thanh, who won parallel bars at the World Cup of Lyon in March, outvaulted the field. He placed ninth on parallel bars, where France's Axel Augis took first.

Former world champion Mitja Petkovšek of Slovenia, who has been suffering from vertigo recently, placed last after wisely electing to abandon his routine.

"My morale was good, but the concentration was not right," he said. "To avoid injury after four skills in a row, I wasn't able to continue anymore."

Competition continues Saturday in Osijek with the first day of finals.

External Link: Official Website

2013 Osijek World Challenge Cup
Sept. 13, Osijek, Croatia

Women's Vault QualificationDENDScoreAverage
1. Noël van Klaveren 5.8 8.750 0.1 14.450 14.463
5.5 8.975 14.475
2. Chantysha Netteb 4.4 9.200 13.600 13.950
5.2 9.100 14.300
3. Alla Sosnitskaya 5.0 8.725 13.725 13.850
5.6 8.475 0.1 13.975
4. Noémi Makra 5.0 8.950 13.950 13.825
4.4 9.300 13.700
5. Phan Thi Ha Thanh 5.8 8.850 14.650 13.713
5.0 8.875 1.1 12.775
6. Ivet Rojas 5.0 9.050 14.050 13.588
4.4 8.725 13.125
7. Paula Plichta 5.0 8.900 0.1 13.800 13.575
5.2 8.450 0.3 13.350
8. Claudia Cummins 5.0 8.625 13.625 13.550
5.0 8.575 0.1 13.475
9. Ema Kajic 5.0 8.650 0.1 13.550 13.463
4.6 8.775 13.375
10. Johanna Cano 5.0 8.750 13.750 13.463
4.6 8.575 13.175
11. Stella Petran 4.8 8.550 13.350 13.350
4.6 8.750 13.350
12. Isabella Amado 5.0 8.500 0.1 13.400 13.300
4.4 8.800 13.200
13. Demet Mutlu 5.0 8.575 13.575 13.200
4.2 8.625 12.825
14. Jasmin Mader 5.0 8.575 13.575 13.188
4.2 8.600 12.800
15. Valerija Grisane 4.6 9.200 13.800 13.175
4.9 7.650 12.550
16. Kirsten Beckett 4.4 8.150 0.3 12.250 13.050
5.2 8.650 13.850
17. Teja Belak 5.5 7.575 13.075 12.925
5.3 7.575 0.1 12.775
18. Jelena Stamenković 4.2 8.600 12.800 12.838
4.4 8.475 12.875
19. Annika Urvikko 5.0 8.750 13.750 12.775
4.4 7.400 11.800
20. Camila Klesa 4.6 7.675 0.1 12.175 12.488
4.2 8.600 12.800

Uneven Bars QualificationDENDScore
1. Jessica López 6.3 8.300 14.600
2. Alla Sosnitskaya 5.9 8.575 14.475
3. Noémi Makra 5.7 8.350 14.050
4. Yekaterina Kramarenko 5.7 8.175 13.875
5. Kristýna Pálešová 5.5 8.300 13.800
6. Anastasia Miklashevich 5.1 8.375 13.475
7. Angelina Kysla 5.3 8.150 13.450
8. Jana Sikulova 5.4 7.775 13.175
9. Rebecca Tunney 6.3 6.875 13.175
10. Jasmin Mader 5.4 7.725 13.125
11. Eline Vandersteen 4.7 8.025 12.725
12. Valentine Sabatou 4.6 7.975 12.575
13. Elisa Hämmerle 5.0 7.575 12.575
14. Ivet Rojas 5.3 7.225 12.525
15. Barbora Mokošová 5.0 7.450 12.450
16. Ida Gustafsson 5.9 6.425 12.325
17. Annika Urvikko 4.7 7.450 12.150
18. Rudy Sandoval 4.9 7.225 12.125
19. Isabella Amado 4.4 7.650 12.050
20. Claudia Cummins 4.8 7.100 11.900
21. Demet Mutlu 5.0 6.600 11.600
22. Sanne Wevers 4.6 6.850 11.450
23. Gaëlle Mys 4.4 6.575 10.975
24. Melany Estrada 3.9 6.200 10.100
25. Aleksandra Rajcic 3.4 6.425 9.825
26. Camila Klesa 3.8 6.025 9.825
27. Noël van Klaveren 2.9 5.850 8.750

Balance Beam QualificationDENDScore
1. Jessica López 5.9 8.650 14.550
2. Sanne Wevers 6.1 8.550 0.1 14.550
3. Vasiliki Millousi 6.0 8.250 14.250
4. Polina Fyodorova 5.9 8.300 14.200
5. Krystyna Sankova 5.9 8.000 13.900
6. Noémi Makra 5.6 8.275 13.875
7. Johanna Cano 5.4 8.400 13.800
8. Noël van Klaveren 5.7 8.100 13.800
9. Phan Thi Ha Thanh 5.5 8.100 13.600
10. Valentine Sabatou 5.3 8.150 13.450
11. Ida Gustafsson 5.5 7.825 13.325
12. Barbora Mokošová 5.0 8.300 13.300
13. Gaëlle Mys 5.5 7.725 13.225
14. Isabella Amado 5.3 7.700 13.000
15. Yekaterina Baturina 5.5 7.275 12.775
16. Katarzyna Jurkowska 5.5 7.275 12.775
17. Eline Vandersteen 5.3 7.375 12.675
18. Kirsten Beckett 4.6 7.900 12.500
19. Jasmin Mader 4.8 7.550 12.350
20. Rebecca Tunney 5.9 6.325 12.225
21. Teja Belak 4.2 8.000 12.200
22. Jana Šikulová 4.9 7.200 12.100
23. Merlina Galera 4.6 7.475 12.075
24. Rudy Sandoval 5.1 6.875 11.975
25. Angelina Kysla 4.3 7.700 0.1 11.900
26. Lisa Ecker 5.2 6.675 11.875
27. Ivet Rojas 5.6 6.375 0.1 11.875
28. Paula Plichta 5.2 6.750 0.1 11.850
29. Valerija Grisane 5.0 6.825 11.825
30. Demet Mutlu 4.9 6.900 11.800
31. Anastasia Miklashevich 4.1 7.550 11.650
32. Camila Klesa 4.6 6.550 11.150
33. Claudia Cummins 5.4 5.500 10.900
34. Kristýna Pálešová 5.3 5.250 10.550
35. Jelena Stamenković 4.4 5.800 10.200
36. Stella Petran 4.9 5.000 0.1 9.800

Women's Floor Exercise QualificationDENDScore
1. Jessica López 5.3 8.650 13.950
2. Angelina Kysla 5.5 8.300 13.800
3. Noémi Makra 5.6 8.125 13.725
4. Rebecca Tunney 5.5 8.125 0.1 13.525
5. Krystyna Sankova 5.7 7.850 0.1 13.450
6. Yekaterina Kramarenko 5.1 8.200 0.2 13.100
7. Elisa Hämmerle 5.1 7.975 13.075
8. Valentine Sabatou 5.0 8.050 13.050
9. Eline Vandersteen 5.0 8.025 13.025
10. Noël van Klaveren 5.3 8.025 0.3 13.025
11. Anastasia Miklashevich 4.4 8.475 12.875
12. Kirsten Beckett 5.2 7.675 12.875
13. Annika Urvikko 4.9 8.050 0.1 12.850
14. Rudy Sandoval 5.0 7.675 12.675
15. Alla Sosnitskaya 5.5 7.375 0.3 12.575
16. Phan Thi Ha Thanh 4.9 7.900 0.3 12.500
17. Paula Plichta 4.8 7.650 0.1 12.350
18. Chantysha Netteb 5.0 7.525 0.2 12.325
19. Camila Klesa 5.0 7.025 12.025
20. Isabella Amado 5.1 7.175 0.3 11.975
21. Aleksandra Rajcic 4.5 7.425 11.925
22. Gaëlle Mys 5.3 6.900 0.3 11.900
23. Claudia Cummins 5.1 6.625 11.725
24. Lisa Ecker 4.9 6.700 11.600
25. Barbora Mokošová 5.0 6.500 11.500
26. Kristýna Pálešová 4.3 7.050 0.3 11.050
27. Eliana Gonzalez 1.2 2.650 3.850

Men's Floor Exercise QualificationDENDScore
1. Eleftherios Kosmidis 6.7 8.525 15.225
2. Andrej Korosteljev 6.2 8.850 15.050
3. Kenzo Kaneko 6.5 8.425 14.925
4. Kazuyuki Takeda 6.1 8.775 14.875
5. Tomislav Marković 6.3 8.550 14.850
6. Hoang Cuong 6.0 8.675 14.675
7. Rok Klavora 6.2 8.475 14.675
8. Jeffrey Wammes 6.1 8.550 14.650
9. Ziga Silc 5.7 8.825 14.525
10. Jossimar Calvo 6.4 8.200 0.2 14.400
11. Martin Konecny 5.9 8.475 14.375
12. Heikki Saarenketo 5.9 8.450 0.1 14.250
13. Julien Gobaux 6.2 7.925 14.125
14. Sakari Vekki 6.5 7.750 0.2 14.050
15. Daniel Radovesnicky 5.5 8.525 14.025
16. Waldemar Eichorn 5.8 8.225 14.025
17. Mauro Martinez 6.0 7.950 13.950
18. Pavel Bulavsky 5.9 8.225 0.2 13.925
19. Vitalijs Kardasovs 5.6 8.475 0.3 13.775
20. Nandor Szabo 5.3 8.400 13.700
21. Bence Talas 5.8 7.900 13.700
22. Hugh Smith 6.2 7.900 0.5 13.600
23. Bram Verhofstad 6.3 7.725 0.5 13.525
24. Rafael Morales 4.9 8.575 13.475
25. Dusan Dordevic 5.1 8.325 13.425
26. Severin Kranzlmüller 5.0 8.325 13.325
27. Slavomir Michnak 5.3 7.900 13.200
28. Thomas Neuteleers 6.2 7.175 0.2 13.175
29. Lukas Kranzlmüller 5.4 8.000 0.3 13.100
30. Nguyen Dat Tuan 6.4 7.250 0.6 13.050
31. Dimitrios Markousis 6.1 6.900 13.000
32. Rodolfo Bonilla 5.2 7.425 12.625
33. Andres Arean 5.4 7.150 12.550
34. Sergio Ramos 6.0 6.550 12.550
35. Dmitry Barkalov 5.7 7.025 0.2 12.525
36. Adrian Elias 5.1 7.350 12.450
37. Milos Paunovic 5.2 7.300 0.3 12.200
38. Junior Rojo 5.5 6.500 12.000
39. Adickxon Trejo 6.0 6.475 0.5 11.975

Pommel Horse QualificationDENDScore
1. Alberto Busnari 6.5 8.700 15.200
2. Sašo Bertoncelj 6.5 8.600 15.100
3. Cyril Tommasone 6.9 8.000 14.900
4. Filip Ude 5.9 8.900 14.800
5. Jossimar Calvo 6.5 8.300 14.800
6. Vid Hidvegi 6.5 8.100 14.600
7. Donna-Donny Truyens 6.7 7.825 14.525
8. Kazuyuki Takeda 5.8 8.700 14.500
9. Artyom Bykov 6.0 8.450 14.450
10. Rokas Guscinas 6.2 8.175 14.375
11. Minori Koyama 5.9 8.450 14.350
12. Jose Luis Fuentes 6.1 8.100 14.200
13. Zoltan Kallai 6.2 7.975 14.175
14. Slavomir Michnak 5.9 8.225 14.125
15. Robert Seligman 6.1 7.900 14.000
16. Alen Dimic 5.3 8.675 13.975
17. Kristof Schroe 6.0 7.875 13.875
18. Alexander Rodriguez 6.0 7.700 13.700
19. Axel Augis 5.7 7.875 13.575
20. Glenn Smink 6.1 7.400 13.500
21. Dang Nam 5.3 8.050 13.350
22. Evan Cruz 6.3 6.975 13.275
23. Waldemar Eichorn 6.3 6.975 13.275
24. Andres Arean 5.1 8.100 13.200
25. Adickxon Trejo 5.8 7.400 13.200
26. Dmitrijs Trefilovs 6.3 6.825 13.125
27. Martin Konecny 5.2 7.750 12.950
28. Adam Rzepa 5.8 6.875 12.675
29. Robert Tvorogal 5.6 6.775 12.375
30. Nikolai Kovinov 5.1 7.225 12.325
31. Daniel Radovesnicky 4.3 7.900 12.200
32. Nicolas Cordoba 5.2 6.250 11.450
33. Ferhat Arican 6.3 5.000 11.300
34. Vasili Mikhalitsyn 5.4 5.825 11.225
35. Angel Ramos 5.1 6.025 11.125
36. Mario Valdes 4.7 6.375 11.075
37. Adrian Prieto 4.6 5.850 10.450
38. Severin Kranzlmüller 5.0 5.225 10.225
39. Dinh Thanh Phuong 4.5 5.700 10.200

Still Rings QualificationDENDScore
1. Eleftherios Petrounias 6.7 8.700 15.400
2. Danny Pinheiro-Rodrigues 6.7 8.550 15.250
3. Samir Aït Saïd 6.8 8.400 15.200
4. Tommy Ramos 6.7 8.375 15.075
5. Markku Vahtila 6.4 8.450 14.850
6. Ibrahim Colak 6.4 8.325 14.725
7. Dennis Goossens 6.5 8.175 14.675
8. Federico Molinari 6.7 7.850 14.550
9. Kazuyuki Takeda 6.2 8.325 14.525
10. Artyom Bykov 5.8 8.650 14.450
11. Andrea Cingolanii 6.4 8.025 14.425
12. Rokas Guscinas 5.9 8.325 14.225
13. Nikita Lezhankin 6.0 8.175 14.175
14. Bence Talas 5.5 8.450 13.950
15. Minori Koyama 5.9 7.975 13.875
16. Milos Paunovic 5.3 8.300 13.600
17. Jossimar Calvo 6.1 7.450 13.550
18. Pavel Bulavsky 5.8 7.725 13.525
19. Dang Nam 6.0 7.525 13.525
20. Robert Tvorogal 5.3 8.150 13.450
21. Roman Suetin 6.2 7.250 13.450
22. Javier Balboa 6.1 7.325 13.425
23. Nandor Szabo 5.3 8.100 13.400
24. Osvaldo Martinez 5.9 6.950 12.850
25. Le Tung Thanh 5.7 7.100 12.800
26. Martin Konecny 4.3 8.475 12.775
27. Thomas Neuteleers 5.3 7.475 12.775
28. Karl Kosztka 5.2 7.525 12.725
29. Javier Cervantes 5.4 7.275 12.675
30. Daniel Radovesnicky 5.0 7.350 12.350
31. Lukas Kranzlmüller 5.0 7.225 12.225

Men's Vault QualificationDENDScoreAverage
1. Nguyen Ha Thanh 6.0 9.375 15.375 14.700
5.6 8.725 0.3 14.025
2. Marek Lyszczarz 5.6 9.400 15.000 14.600
5.2 9.000 14.200
3. Hoang Cuong 5.6 8.950 14.550 14.588
5.6 9.025 14.625
4. Pavel Bulavsky 5.6 9.250 14.850 14.513
6.0 8.275 0.1 14.175
5. Kenzo Kaneko 5.2 9.250 14.450 14.413
5.2 9.175 14.375
6. Tomi Tuuha 5.6 9.000 0.1 14.500 14.375
5.2 9.050 14.250
7. Hugh Smith 5.6 9.000 14.600 14.238
5.2 8.775 0.1 13.875
8. Andrea Cingolani 5.6 8.000 13.600 14.100
5.6 9.000 14.600
9. Jeffrey Wammes 5.6 9.150 14.750 14.000
5.8 7.750 0.3 13.250
10. Petrus Laulumaa 4.8 9.025 13.825 13.963
4.8 9.300 14.100
11. Vitalijs Kardasovs 5.6 7.875 13.475 13.913
5.2 9.150 14.350
12. Jossimar Calvo 5.2 9.075 0.1 14.175 13.863
5.6 7.950 13.550
13. Javier Balboa 5.2 8.800 0.1 13.900 13.850
5.2 8.600 13.800
14. Bence Talas 5.2 8.825 14.025 13.800
5.2 8.475 0.1 13.575
15. Lukas Dauser 5.6 8.625 14.225 13.625
5.6 7.725 0.3 13.025
16. Julien Gobaux 5.6 8.000 0.3 13.300 13.563
5.2 8.625 13.825
17. Piotr Kielbik 5.6 8.050 0.1 13.550 13.450
4.4 8.950 13.350
18. Adickxon Trejo 5.6 7.825 0.3 13.125 12.963
5.2 7.700 0.1 12.800
19. Roman Suetin 5.6 7.875 0.3 13.175 12.850
5.2 7.625 0.3 12.525
20. Mauro Martinez 5.6 7.575 13.175 12.738
5.2 7.400 0.3 12.300
21. Bojan Dejanovic 5.2 7.700 12.900 12.600
3.6 8.700 12.300
22. Mario Valdes 5.2 7.725 0.1 12.825 6.413
0.0 0.000 0.000
23. Daniel Radovesnicky 4.8 7.525 12.325 6.163
0.0 0.000 0.000

Parallel Bars QualificationDENDScore
1. Axel Augis 6.6 8.775 15.375
2. Minori Koyama 6.1 9.175 15.275
3. Jossimar Calvo 6.7 8.350 15.050
4. Kenzo Kaneko 6.2 8.775 14.975
5. Ferhat Arican 6.4 8.475 14.875
6. Jose Luis Fuentes 6.2 8.550 14.750
7. Epke Zonderland 6.4 8.350 14.750
8. Vasili Mikhalitsyn 5.8 8.900 14.700
9. Nguyen Ha Thanh 6.5 8.000 14.500
10. Lukas Dauser 6.3 8.125 14.425
11. Ibrahim Colak 5.6 8.700 14.300
12. Nikolaos Iliopoulos 6.0 8.300 14.300
13. Samuel Piasecky 6.3 8.000 14.300
14. Osvaldo Martinez 5.7 8.475 14.175
15. Thomas Neuteleers 6.0 8.125 14.125
16. Waldemar Eichorn 5.7 8.275 13.975
17. Bence Talas 5.7 8.250 13.950
18. Artyom Bykov 5.3 8.600 13.900
19. Roman Suetin 5.9 8.000 13.900
20. Angel Ramos 5.3 8.525 13.825
21. Andres Arean 5.4 8.325 13.725
22. Milos Paunovic 5.2 8.275 13.475
23. Luis Vargas 5.4 7.950 13.350
24. Hamilton Sabot 6.5 6.825 13.325
25. Mathias Decker 5.3 7.975 13.275
26. Robert Tvorogal 5.4 7.800 13.200
27. Rokas Guscinas 5.1 8.025 13.125
28. Daniel Radovesnicky 5.2 7.925 13.125
29. David Vecsernyes 5.3 7.600 12.900
30. Rodolfo Bonilla 5.3 7.475 12.775
31. Lukas Kranzlmüller 5.0 7.725 12.725
32. Slavomir Michnak 5.2 7.500 12.700
33. Hoang Cuong 5.4 7.175 12.575
34. Zarko Atanasovski 5.3 7.175 12.475
35. Javier Cervantes 5.4 6.300 11.700
36. Karl Kosztka 3.8 7.725 11.525
37. Martin Konecny 4.4 6.950 11.350
38. Nikolai Kovinov 5.4 5.950 11.350
39. Junior Rojo 4.6 5.600 10.200
40. Alen Dimic 3.4 6.250 9.650
41. Mitja Petkovšek 2.6 2.125 4.725

High Bar QualificationDENDScore
1. Epke Zonderland 7.2 8.325 15.525
2. Bence Talas 6.6 7.900 14.500
3. Kenzo Kaneko 5.9 8.475 14.375
4. Martin Konecny 6.2 8.150 14.350
5. Rokas Guscinas 5.7 8.575 14.275
6. Fabian Leimlehner 5.8 8.425 14.225
7. Nicolas Cordoba 5.9 8.325 14.225
8. Samuel Piasecky 6.0 8.225 14.225
9. Alen Dimic 6.1 8.125 14.225
10. Anton Kovacevic 5.6 8.575 14.175
11. Marijo Možnik 6.0 8.175 14.175
12. Adickxon Trejo 5.7 8.275 13.975
13. Ümit Şamiloğlu 6.3 7.650 13.950
14. Jossimar Calvo 6.6 7.275 13.875
15. Dmitrijs Trefilovs 5.5 8.300 13.800
16. Daniel Radovesnicky 5.5 8.275 13.775
17. Artyom Bykov 5.3 8.375 13.675
18. Javier Balboa 5.6 8.025 13.625
19. Marco Baldauf 5.9 7.725 13.625
20. Waldemar Eichorn 6.3 7.275 13.575
21. Kristof Schroe 6.0 7.525 13.525
22. Slavomir Michnak 5.4 8.075 13.475
23. Dinh Thanh Phuong 5.4 7.900 13.300
24. Angel Ramos 5.9 7.375 13.275
25. Dmitry Barkalov 6.1 7.150 13.250
26. Julien Gobaux 5.6 7.575 13.175
27. Axel Augis 5.8 7.275 13.075
28. Alexander Rodriguez 5.5 7.550 13.050
29. Adam Rzepa 5.8 7.250 13.050
30. Jose Luis Fuentes 5.0 7.875 12.875
31. Kazuyuki Takeda 5.9 6.900 12.800
32. Nikolai Kovinov 5.1 7.675 12.775
33. David Vecsernyes 5.0 7.525 12.525
34. Adrian Elias 5.3 7.150 12.450
35. Karl Kosztka 5.3 6.950 12.250
36. Robert Tvorogal 5.3 6.575 11.875

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