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2nd Artistic Gymnastics Meeting Concludes
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The Canadian women and Brazilian men continued their dominance Sunday as the 2nd Artistic Gymnastics Meeting concluded in São Bernardo, Brazil.

The competition featured female gymnasts from Brazil, Canada and South Korea, and male gymnasts from Argentina, Canada, Colombia, France, Portugal and Venezuela.

After winning the team and all-around titles Saturday, the Canadian women swept the apparatus finals Sunday. Newcomer Ellie Black, who tumbled a thrilling 2 1/2 twist to triple twist mount on floor exercise, won vault and beam titles. Brittany Rogers won the uneveen bars title over all-around champion Kristina Vaculik, while Talia Chiarelli won floor exercise.

Three-time Brazilian Olympian Daniele Hypolito settled for a share of the balance beam title. After a three-year absence, 2008 Olympian Lais Souza returned and took second on vault.

The Brazilian men won half the apparatus titles. World silver medalist Arthur Zanetti — one of three Olympic qualifiers for the Brazilian men — won titles on floor exercise and still rings. All-around champion Pericles Silva won high bar.

Guests grabbed the remaining titles: Portugal's Bernardo Graça (pommel horse), France's Kevin Dupuis vault) and 2008 Colombian Olympian Jorge Hugo Giraldo (parallel bars) all left São Bernardo with gold medals.

External Link: Brazilian Gymnastics Confederation

II Artistic Gymnastics Meeting
April 15, São Bernardo, Brazil

Women's Vault FinalScore
1. Elisabeth Black 13.988
2. Laís Souza 13.963
3. Brittany Rogers 13.838

Uneven Bars FinalScore
1. Brittany Rogers 14.150
2. Kristina Vaculik 13.950
3. Heo Seonmi 13.500

Balance Beam FinalScore
1. Elisabeth Black 14.600
1. Daniele Hypolito 14.600
3. Sung Jihey 14.025

Women's Floor Exercise FinalScore
1. Talia Chiarelli 14.225
2. Dominique Pegg 14.050
3. Daniele Hypolito 13.325

Men's Floor Exercise FinalScore
1. Arthur Zanetti 14.825
2. Hugh Smith 14.600
3. Kevin Dupuis 14.550

Pommel Horse FinalScore
1. Bernardo Graça 14.275
2. Manuel Campos 14.050
3. Hugh Smith 13.725

Still Rings FinalScore
1. Arthur Zanetti 15.825
2. Frederico Molinari 14.550
3. Hugh Smith 14.375

Men's Vault FinalScore
1. Kevin Dupuis 15.913
2. Arthur Mariano 15.613
3. Hugh Smith 15.200

Parallel Bars FinalScore
1. Jorge Hugo Giraldo 15.000
2. Frederico Molinari 14.325
3. Péricles Silva 14.100

High Bar FinalScore
1. Péricles Silva 14.125
2. Kevin Antoniotti 14.025
3. Manuel Campos 13.625
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Rabee! said:

Well.... I forgot to thank you very much fot post the results of this meeting. I'm currently fan of Brazilian Gymnastics. I hoping Jade Fernandes Barbosa does well in the Olympic Games.
April 17, 2012
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