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Andrade, Yoder Each Win Three Titles in Aracaju
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Rebeca Andrade (Brazil) and Alec Yoder (USA) each won three gold medals in apparatus finals as the 2014 Junior Pan American Championships concluded Sunday in Aracaju, Brazil. Pictured: Andrade, flanked by Rose-Kaying Woo and Flavia Saraiva, in the balance beam medal ceremony

Rebeca Andrade (Brazil) and Alec Yoder (USA) each won three gold medals in apparatus finals as the 2014 Junior Pan American Championships concluded Sunday in Aracaju, Brazil.

The Brazilian women swept Sunday's apparatus finals. Andrade won vault, uneven bars and balance beam and finished second on floor exercise behind teammate Flavia Saraiva.

On Saturday, Saraiva and Andrade finished 1-2 in the all-around. Rose-Kaying Woo, third all-around, led Canada to the overall team title over Brazil.

Andrade, who vaulted an Amanar en route to her first title on Sunday, said she felt more relaxed in the apparatus finals.

"Yesterday I was more nervous because the competition was for the team," said Andrade, Brazil's top Olympic hopeful for the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. "Today I was better and I did well. I'm happy."

The tiny Saraiva said she was also pleased with her gold on floor exercise.

"On this event, I tried to enjoy myself and I did," said Saraiva, who stands 4'4" (133 cm). "On beam, even with a fall, I still came in third. I managed to finish the competition well and I'm happy, especially to have won gold in the individual all-around yesterday,"

Woo added a complete set of medals on Sunday; the rising star from Montreal's Gym-Richilieu tied Andrade for first on uneven bars, finished second on balance beam and won the bronze on floor exercise.

The U.S. men continued to dominate, with Yoder winning half the apparatus gold medals (pommel horse, still rings, parallel bars). On Friday, Martin Stretch led the U.S. to the team title and won the all-around gold.

Canada's René Cournoyer won the men's floor exercise gold medal. Luis Porto won vault, the only title for the Brazilian men, while Guatemala's Victor Espinoza took the gold medal on high bar.

The 2014 Junior Pan American Championships serve as one of five continental qualifiers for this summer's Youth Olympic Games, taking place in August in Nanjing, China. The top placing gymnasts each earn one berth for their respective National Olympic Committees. Nine women and eight men can earn berths to the Nanjing through the competition in Aracaju.

2014 Junior Pan American Championships
March 30, Aracaju, Brazil

Women's Vault FinalScore
1. Rebeca Andrade 15.375
2. Shallon Olsen 14.338
3. Nicolle Castro 14.138
4. Rose-Kaying Woo 13.925
5. Lorenna Rocha 13.888
6. Cinthia Ruiz 13.313
7. Valentina Pardo 13.150
8. Tamara Casco 12.825

Uneven Bars FinalScore
1. Rebeca Andrade 13.800
1. Rose-Kaying Woo 13.800
3. Flavia Saraiva 13.100
4. Megane Roberts 12.975
5. Nicolle Castro 12.800
6. Mayra Vaquie 11.850
7. Valentina Pardo 11.200
8. Cinthia Ruiz 10.800

Balance Beam FinalScore
1. Rebeca Andrade 13.900
2. Rose-Kaying Woo 13.575
3. Flavia Saraiva 13.475
4. Sydney Townsend 13.250
5. Nicolle Castro 12.750
6. Alejandra Franco 11.950
7. Ashly Acabal 11.900
8. Cinthia Ruiz 11.150

Women's Floor Exercise FinalScore
1. Flavia Saraiva 14.100
2. Rebeca Andrade 13.900
3. Rose-Kaying Woo 13.775
4. Shallon Olsen 12.900
5. Stephanie Hernandez 12.725
6. Ana Irene Palacios 12.650
7. Agustina Santamaria 12.575
8. Nicolle Castro 12.425

Men's Floor Exercise FinalScore
1. René Cournoyer 14.125
2. Lucas Cardoso 13.825
3. Matthew Wenske 13.800
4. Facundo Barroni 13.475
5. Francisco Rojo 13.425
6. Justin Karstadt 13.200
7. Andres Perez 12.975
8. Bastian Salazar 12.550

Pommel Horse FinalScore
1. Alec Yoder 13.550
2. Justin Karstadt 13.225
3. Davis Grooms 13.175
4. Lucas Cardoso 13.100
5. Luis Porto 12.700
6. Samuel Zakutney 11.750
7. Jose Gomes 11.500
8. Luis Pizarro 10.375

Still Rings FinalScore
1. Alec Yoder 13.250
2. Matthew Wenske 13.225
3. Gabriel Farias 13.150
4. Yannick Santos 13.075
5. Julio Otero 12.925
6. Justin Karstadt 12.825
7. Milton Teuta 12.800
8. Samuel Zakutney 12.400

Men's Vault FinalScore
1. Luis Porto 13.788
2. René Cournoyer 13.713
3. Matthew Wenske 13.688
4. Bastian Salazar 13.538
5. Facundo Barroni 13.200
6. Victor Rostagno 13.100
7. Samuel Zakutney 12.863
8. Francisco Rojo 12.250

Parallel Bars FinalScore
1. Alec Yoder 14.050
2. Dilan Jimenez 14.000
3. Andres Perez 13.525
4. Gabriel Farias 13.450
5. Luis Porto 13.300
6. Davis Grooms 13.050
7. René Cournoyer 12.725
8. Victor Espinoza 11.275

High Bar FinalScore
1. Victor Espinoza 13.275
2. Davis Grooms 13.250
3. Gabriel Farias 13.125
4. Yannick Santos 12.825
5. Dilan Jimenez 12.800
6. Andres Perez 12.725
6. Anthony Tawfik 12.725
8. Alec Yoder 12.375
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