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Bross, Tanaka Take Junior International
(1 vote, average 5.00 out of 5)

The U.S. and Japanese dominated the International Junior competition, held Sunday and Monday in Yokohama, Japan.

Rebecca Bross

U.S. junior champion Rebecca Bross swept the women's competition with all five gold medals. Her 15.950 on balance beam in the all-around was the highest score in Yokohama.

Second behind Bross on every event, the elegant Aliya Mustafina earned five silver medals for Russia.

Australia's Emma Dennis won bronze medals in the women's all-around and floor exercise. Canada's Charlotte Mackie picked up bronze medals on vault and balance beam, and Ukrainian Anastasia Koval was third on uneven bars.

The Japanese men performed brilliantly, with Yuusuke Tanaka and Kazuyoshi Koizumi taking first and second in the all-around, respectively.

Several Japanese gymnasts competed exhibition and demonstrated the team's depth. Hitoshi Aoyama scored 88.00, which would have placed second. The two highest scores of the men's competition came on vault from Ayoma (15.900) and Riku Munakata (15.850), another exhibition competitor. Hiroyuki Imai earned 15.500 on parallel bars, the high score of the competition on that event.

In Monday's apparatus finals, Tanaka won vault and Koizumi won both parallel bars and high bar.

American Danell Leyva won bronze medals in the all-around and parallel bars and silver medals on floor exercise and high bar. Phillip Onorato, Bross' teammate at World Olympic Gymnastics Academy in Texas, earned two more gold medals for the U.S. on men's floor exercise and still rings.

Pommel horse champion Matthew Curtis (Australia) was the only gold medalist not from the U.S. or Japan.

Japanese Junior International
Sept. 23-24, Yokohama

Women's All-Around
1. Rebecca Bross USA 61.400
2. Aliya Mustafina RUS 59.800
3. Emma Dennis AUS 55.950
4. Chinami Ohtaki JPN 55.850
5. Charlotte Mackie CAN 55.800
6. Laura Jones GBR 55.500
7. Mai Yamagishi JPN 55.400
8. Gabriela Dragoi ROM 55.150
9. Anastasia Koval UKR 55.100
10. Brittany Rogers CAN 54.950
11. Amber Fulljames AUS 52.400
12. Maike Roll GER 51.450

Men's All-Around
1. Yuusuke Tanaka JPN 88.950
2. Kazuyoshi Koizumi JPN 87.150
3. Danell Leyva USA 86.700
4. Philip Onorato USA 86.050
5. Andreas Toba GER 83.000
6. Matthew Curtis AUS 82.150
7. Samir Ait Said FRA 82.000
7. Sebastian Krimmer GER 82.000
9. Petro Pakhnyuk UKR 81.700
10. Bogdan Cotuna ROM 81.550
11. Alexander Prystavka BLR 80.450
12. Jayd Lukenchuk CAN 79.900
13. Artyom Markelov RUS 78.100
14. Kevin Lytwyn CAN 40.350

Women's Vault
1. Rebecca Bross USA 14.800
2. Aliya Mustafina RUS 14.750
3. Charlotte Mackie CAN 14.100
4. Laura Jones GBR 14.000
5. Chinami Ohtaki JPN 13.975
6. Gabriela Dragoi ROM 13.900
7. Emma Dennis AUS 13.800
8. Brittany Rogers CAN 13.650

Uneven Bars
1. Rebecca Bross USA 15.425
2. Aliya Mustafina RUS 15.250
3. Anastasia Koval UKR 14.450
4. Chinami Ohtaki JPN 14.075
5. Laura Jones GBR 13.475
6. Mai Yamagishi JPN 13.100
7. Charlotte Mackie CAN 11.875
8. Gabriela Dragoi ROM 10.350

Balance Beam
1. Rebecca Bross USA 15.775
2. Aliya Mustafina RUS 15.450
3. Charlotte Mackie CAN 14.775
4. Mai Yamagishi JPN 14.525
5. Chinami Ohtaki JPN 14.125
6. Anastasia Koval UKR 13.875
7. Laura Jones GBR 12.900
8. Emma Dennis AUS 12.625

Women's Floor Exercise
1. Rebecca Bross USA 15.300
2. Aliya Mustafina RUS 14.100
3. Emma Dennis AUS 13.975
4. Gabriela Dragoi ROM 13.800
5. Charlotte Mackie CAN 13.775
6. Laura Jones GBR 13.750
7. Brittany Rogers CAN 13.625
8. Chinami Ohtaki JPN 12.825

Men's Floor Exercise
1. Philip Onorato USA 14.600
2. Danell Leyva USA 14.450
3. Kazuyoshi Koizumi JPN 14.350
4. Bogdan Cotuna ROM 14.250
5. Petro Pakhnyuk UKR 13.950
6. Yuusuke Tanaka JPN 13.800
7. Andreas Toba GER 13.450
7. Samir Ait Said FRA 13.450

Pommel Horse
1. Matthew Curtis AUS 14.650
2. Sebastian Krimmer GER 14.200
3. Kazuyoshi Koizumi JPN 14.100
4. Andreas Toba GER 14.000
5. Petro Pakhnyuk UKR 13.450
6. Bogdan Cotuna ROM 13.300
7. Danell Leyva USA 13.150
8. Alexander Prystavka BLR 10.600

Still Rings
1. Philip Onorato USA 15.150
2. Samir Ait Said FRA 15.000
3. Yuusuke Tanaka JPN 14.450
4. Danell Leyva USA 14.300
5. Artiom Markelov RUS 13.900
6. Petro Pakhnyuk UKR 13.850
7. Kazuyoshi Koizumi JPN 13.700
8. Andreas Toba GER 13.450

Men's Vault
1. Yuusuke Tanaka JPN 15.550
2. Philip Onorato USA 15.500
3. Kazuyoshi Koizumi JPN 15.400
3. Danell Leyva USA 15.400
5. Sebastian Krimmer GER 14.850
6. Samir Ait Said FRA 14.750
7. Petro Pakhnyuk UKR 14.650
8. Alexander Prystavka BLR 13.750

Parallel Bars
1. Kazuyoshi Koizumi JPN 14.300
2. Bogdan Cotuna ROM 14.150
3. Danell Leyva USA 14.100
4. Sebastian Krimmer GER 14.050
5. Matthew Curtis AUS 14.000
6. Andreas Toba GER 13.100
7. Philip Onorato USA 12.750
8. Jayd Lukenchuk CAN 12.400

High Bar
1. Kazuyoshi Koizumi JPN 15.300
2. Danell Leyva USA 15.150
3. Yuusuke Tanaka JPN 14.500
4. Jayd Lukenchuk CAN 14.000
5. Alexander Prystavka BLR 13.800
6. Sebastian Krimmer GER 13.600
7. Matthew Curtis AUS 13.100
7. Andreas Toba GER 13.100

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