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More Gold for Mustafina at Russian Cup
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Women's all-around champion Aliya Mustafina added the uneven bars gold and vault silver Saturday at the Russian Cup in Chelyabinsk.

Tatiana Nabiyeva of St. Petersburg throws a toe-on layout Tkatchev on uneven bars.

Women's all-around champion Aliya Mustafina (Moscow) added the uneven bars title Saturday at the Russian Cup in Chelyabinsk.

The 15-year-old Mustafina won the silver on vault behind Tatiana Nabiyeva (St. Petersburg), before topping Nabiyeva for the bars title. 2007 world uneven bars champion Ksenia Semyonova (Tula) was third on bars.

Since Mustafina's personal coach moved to the U.S., she now trains with the national team staff, including head coach Alexander Alexandrov, who returned to Russia from Texas in 2008. Her former coach, Dina Kamalova, left CSKA Moscow for WOGA in Plano, Texas, where her new pupils include U.S. champion Rebecca Bross.

Nabiyeva easily won vault before losing to her rival on uneven bars.

"I did everything I could. I even caught my toe-on layout Tkatchev," Nabiyeva said.

The men's competition saw 18-year-old David Belyavsky of Yekaterinburg defeat Olympic bronze medalist Anton Golotsutskov (Seversk) for the floor exercise title, 14.900-14.750.

"I'm not happy with my performance on floor exercise," Golotsutskov said. "Especially considering I took second place even though I know that I'm the leader on this event, at least for the moment. But I blame himself, because I relaxed too much on vacation. But for the world championships, I will gather my strength and compete with dignity to defend the honor of our country."

Matvei Petrov (Khimki) defeated specialist Andrei Perevoznikov (Korolyov) for the title on pommel horse. Men's all-around champion Sergei Khorokhordin (Barnaul) finished seventh in his only final of the day.

2008 Olympian Konstantin Pluzhnikov (Seversk) won the still rings title.

Gymnastics competition concludes Sunday in Chelyabinsk with the remaining apparatus finals.

External Link: Russian Gymnastics Federation

2010 Russian Cup
Aug. 28, Chelyabinsk

Women's Vault FinalScore
1.Tatiana NabiyevaSt. Petersburg14.550
2.Aliya MustafinaMoscow13.963
3.Anna DementyevaKhimki/Samara13.463
4.Yekaterina KurbatovaMoscow13.438
5.Yulia BelokobylskayaRostov-on-Don13.363
6.Anna MyzdrikovaMoscow13.350

Uneven Bars FinalScore
1.Aliya MustafinaMoscow14.775
2.Tatiana NabiyevaSt. Petersburg14.750
3.Ksenia SemyonovaKhimki/Tula14.500
4.Daria YelizarovaTula14.225
5.Ksenia AfanasyevaKhimki/Tula13.425
6.Diana SapronovaSt. Petersburg13.025
7.Yulia InshinaVoronezh12.125
8.Yekaterina KurbatovaMoscow11.925

Men's Floor Exercise FinalScore
1.David BelyavskyYekaterinburg14.900
2.Anton GolotsutskovSeversk14.750
3.Igor PakhomenkoLeninsk-Kuznetsky14.600
4.Maxim DevyatovskyLeninsk-Kuznetsky14.400
5.Kirill IgnatenkovSmolensk14.400
6.Alexander DyominChelyabinsk14.350
7.Denis AblyazinPenza/Moscow13.450
8.Andrei CherkasovLeninsk-Kuznetsky13.150

Pommel Horse FinalScore
1.Matvei PetrovKhimki15.400
2.Andrei PerevoznikovKorolyov15.350
3.Dmitry BarkalovVladimir14.700
4.Igor PakhomenkoLeninsk-Kuznetsky14.600
5.Andrei LikhovitskyRostov-on-Don14.250
6.Emin GaribovMoscow13.500
7.Sergei KhorokhordinKhimki/Barnaul12.900
8.David BelyavskyYekaterinburg11.400

Still Rings FinalScore
1.Konstantin PluzhnikovSeversk15.450
2.Denis AblyazinPenza/Moscow15.100
3.Mikhail BodnarMoscow/Vladimir14.650
4.Dmitry BarkalovVladimir14.650
5.Alexander DyominChelyabinsk14.450
6.Matvei PetrovKhimki14.250
7.Maxim DevyatovskyLeninsk-Kuznetsky13.950
8.Ruslan NigmadzyanovVladimir13.200
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