Ellie Black takes bronze on vault on day 1 of apparatus finals at Pan Am Games.
The first day of apparatus finals has ended, and Ellie Black (NS) completed her medal trifecta, winning bronze on the vault with a total score of 14.087! Maegan Chant (ON) tied for fourth with a total of 14.062, while Cuban Marcia Videaux Jimenez took gold with a total of 14.737.
In the finals for the uneven bars, Madison Copiak (AB) finished 7th with a total of 13.600 and Isabela Onyshko (MB) finished 8th with a total of 13.325.
It was a busy afternoon on the men’s side with Kevin Lytwyn (AB/ON) competing in both the floor and rings events where he finished 6th (14.675) and 7th (15.050) respectively. Jorge Vega Lopez from Guatemala captured gold on the floor exercise with a total of 15.150 while Arthur Zinetti of Brazil took gold in the rings with a total of 15.725. René Cournoyer (QC) competed in the pommel horse event where he finished 7th on the pommel horse with a score of 13.875. Calvo Moreno from Colombia took the gold with a total of 15.025.
The Pan Am Games artistic gymnastics competition wraps up tomorrow with the last of the apparatus finals. Black will compete on the beam along with Victoria-Kayen Woo (QC), and on the floor exercise. Lytwyn will be back to compete on the horizontal bar while Scott Morgan (BC) will compete on vault.
The competition gets started at 1:30 PM EST.
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