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Ernst, Calvo Lead Day 1 of Mexican Open
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Peyton Ernst (United States) and Jossimar Calvo (Colombia) led after the first day of competition at the 3rd Mexico Open, which began Friday in Acapulco.

The all-around competition is divided over two days, with the women competing vault and uneven bars on Friday and the men competing floor exercise, pommel horse and high bar.

Ernst edged U.S. teammate Maggie Nichols, 29.550-29.500. Six-time Olympian Oksana Chusovitina (Uzbekistan) sits in third with 28.850.

Romanian-Spaniard Roxana Popa sits in fourth just behind Chusovitina with 28.800.

Nichols had the top score on vault with 15.250, but Ernst's 14.450 was the top mark on uneven bars.

Calvo, who won the 2011 Pan American Games all-around title in Guadalajara, scored 44.650 to lead Russian Olympic alternate Nikita Ignatyev (44.350).

Calvo seems poised to take yet another title in Mexico, with his two strongest events (parallel bars and high bar) to come on Saturday.

The men's competition remains close, with Josh Dixon (U.S.) (42.900) sitting in third ahead of China's Zhang Yang (42.600). Japanese world team member Koji Uematsu (42.450) and Ukraine's Yevgen Yudenkov (42.350) are within medal reach as well.

Competition concludes Saturday. evening with the remaining events.

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2013 Mexican Open
Nov. 29, Acapulco, Mexico

Women's All-Around, Day 1VTUBTotal
1.Peyton Ernst15.10014.45029.550
2.Maggie Nichols15.25014.25029.500
3.Oksana Chusovitina15.00013.85028.850
4.Roxana Popa15.10013.70028.800
5.Angelina Kysla13.70013.75027.450
6.Yevgenia Shelgunova13.75013.45027.200
7.Amaranta Torres13.95012.80026.750
8.Zeng Siqi12.95013.25026.200
9.Mariana Valentin13.65012.50026.150
10.Sabrina Gill13.90012.05025.950
11.Francesca Deagostini13.55012.25025.800

Men's All-Around, Day 1FXPHSRTotal
1.Jossimar Calvo14.95014.95014.75044.650
2.Nikita Ignatyev14.90014.55014.90044.350
3.Joshua Dixon14.95013.90014.05042.900
4.Zhang Yang13.45014.25014.90042.600
5.Koji Uematsu14.70013.55014.20042.450
6.Yevgen Yudenkov13.50014.10014.75042.350
7.Ruben Lopez14.35013.45014.05041.850
8.Joshua Stuart14.00013.15012.90040.050
9.Francisco Barretto12.95012.80014.25040.000
10.Vlad Cotuna13.30012.20014.40039.900
11.Ludovico Edalli13.20012.65013.60039.450
12.Kevin Cerda13.85013.15011.70038.700
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