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U.S. Gymnasts Untouchable in Jesolo
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The U.S. dominated the 5th City of Jesolo Trophy, winning both team and all-around titles Saturday in the beachside town outside Venice. Pictured: Senior all-around champion Kyla Ross, flanked by runner-up Alexandra Raisman and bronze medalist Sarah Finnegan

The U.S. dominated the 5th City of Jesolo Trophy, winning both team and all-around titles Saturday in the beachside town outside Venice.

The U.S., which had five gymnasts competing Amanars on vault, won the senior team title over Italy and Russia.

First-year senior Kyla Ross scored just under 60.000 (59.850) to lead an American sweep of the senior medals. Alexandra Raisman was second (59.050) ahead of another first-year senior, Sarah Finnegan (58.650).

World vault champion McKayla Maroney, fourth all-around, outscored the field with her outstanding Amanar, which brought an even 16.000. Ross had the top score on uneven bars (15.050) and balance beam (15.500).

Russian star Anastasia Grishina was fifth after missing her routine on uneven bars. Grishina — who went 0-for-3 on beam at last week's Russian championships — snapped her unlucky streak, staying on to score 15.050. The elegant Russian topped the field on floor exercise with 14.850 (9.000 Execution, click to watch).

Carlotta Ferlito was the top Italian in eighth (56.550), finishing just ahead of former world champion Vanessa Ferrari (55.900).

Two-time world all-around medalist Rebecca Bross, who underwent knee surgery in August, competed uneven bars and balance beam.

Lexie Priessman won the junior all-around title over Italian Enus Mariani, 56.950-56.000. American Ballie Key was third (55.650).

The powerful Preissman had the top scores on vault (15.850 for her Amanar). U.S. junior champion Kaitlyn Ohashi competed two events only, but outscored the field on both (15.150 on uneven bars and 15.100 on balance beam). Russia's Maria Kharenkova, fourth all-around, had the best score on floor exercise (14.300).

The U.S. topped Italy and Russia in the junior competition as well. The Romanian junior squad finished fourth with weak vault and uneven bars.

External Link: Italian Gymnastics Federation

5th City of Jesolo Trophy
March 31, 2012, Jesolo, Italy

Senior TeamVTUBBBFXTotal
1.USA62.65057.60059.20057.500236.950
2.Italy56.60055.55058.00054.100224.250
3.Russia55.85054.20054.90052.850217.800

Junior TeamVTUBBBFXTotal
1.USA59.75058.25055.00053.850226.850
2.Italy55.25054.05054.30053.600217.200
3.Russia53.90053.45054.10054.350215.800
4.Romania52.75048.45053.95053.250208.400

Senior All-AroundVTUBBBFXTotal
1.Kyla Ross6.515.5506.215.0506.215.5005.513.75059.850
2.Alexandra Raisman6.515.4005.914.4506.514.5506.214.65059.050
3.Sarah Finnegan5.814.9005.814.1506.815.0005.914.60058.650
4.Mckayla Maroney6.516.0005.813.9505.814.0505.813.95057.950
5.Anastasia Grishina5.814.8006.213.2006.315.0505.814.80057.850
6.Elizabeth Price6.515.7005.714.1505.612.7005.914.30056.850
7.Brenna Dowell5.814.6505.914.6005.813.8005.513.60056.650
8.Carlotta Ferlito5.314.4004.913.2006.115.2005.313.75056.550
9.Vanessa Ferrari5.314.5005.914.3006.313.7005.813.40055.900
10.Mykayla Skinner6.515.2505.513.2005.412.1506.214.35054.950
10.Brianna Brown5.314.1006.113.6505.013.4005.613.80054.950
12.Frances De Agostini5.013.7005.113.1005.714.6505.313.45054.900
13.Giorgia Campana4.412.9505.814.3006.114.4505.113.15054.850
14.Anna Rodionova5.013.8005.813.0005.814.1005.013.40054.300
15.Yulia Inshina5.013.7005.914.3005.312.7505.313.30054.050
16.Giulia Leni5.014.0005.513.7504.811.3005.213.50052.550
17.Jessica Mattoni4.412.9005.413.0505.113.2004.912.90052.050
18.Yulia Belokobylskaya5.013.5506.013.7005.713.0005.511.35051.600
19.Sara Ricciardi5.013.7004.812.3005.312.1004.612.50050.600
20.Rebecca Bross6.213.9506.414.15028.100

Junior All-AroundVTUBBBFXTotal
1.Lexie Priesman6.515.8505.714.7005.112.2005.714.20056.950
2.Enus Mariani5.013.9006.014.6505.414.4005.413.05056.000
3.Ballie Key5.814.9005.213.9005.612.6005.914.25055.650
3.Maria Kharenkova5.013.8005.313.7506.213.8005.514.30055.650
5.Madison Desch5.814.3505.514.2005.613.6505.613.30055.500
6.Lara Mori5.013.2505.413.7005.514.0505.513.85054.850
7.Amellia Hundley5.814.6505.614.2005.613.6505.512.10054.600
8.Maria Bondareva5.013.8005.312.5505.514.2505.113.55054.150
9.Yekaterina Baturina5.013.5004.913.3005.513.6505.013.50053.950
10.Tea Ugrin5.013.7504.912.9005.313.3005.113.20053.150
11.Stefania Stanila5.013.6504.812.3005.613.0005.613.85052.800
12.Victoria Kuzmina4.412.8005.913.8505.212.4004.813.00052.050
12.Laura Guatelli5.013.9004.912.8004.911.8505.313.50052.050
14.Nicole Terlenghi5.013.7004.912.6504.712.3505.212.75051.450
15.Martin Buro4.413.2504.312.3004.712.5504.813.05051.150
16.Lavinia Marongiu5.013.6003.810.7005.212.9505.013.00050.250
17.Miriam Aribasoiu4.012.3004.911.3505.512.9504.912.15048.750
18.Bianca Ciobanu4.212.4506.014.3505.213.30040.100
19.Maria Rauta5.013.2505.513.6504.912.80039.700
20.Silvia Zarzu5.013.5505.112.6005.513.30039.450
21.Kaitlyn Ohashi6.015.1506.415.10030.250
22.Paula Tudorache5.112.3505.512.90025.250
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