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Shelgunova, Russia Master Massilia
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Russian junior Yevgenia Shelgunova won the all-around and led her team to first place at the 2012 Elite Gym Massilia, held Saturday in Marseille, France.

Russian junior Yevgenia Shelgunova won the all-around and led her team to first place at the 2012 Elite Gym Massilia, held Saturday in Marseille, France.

Shelgunova, 15, teamed up with 14-year-olds Maria Kharenkova and Viktoria Kuzmina to give Russia the team title over two teams from Canada. All three gymnasts were members of Russia's first-place squad at the 2012 Junior Europeans in Brussels, where Shelgunova placed second around to Italy's Enus Mariani.

China also sent a junior squad to Marseille, but only two scores on uneven bars left them well out of the medals. (Visa complications left Mei Jie at home).

Shelgunova scored 56.05 to win the all-around gold over China's Chen Siyi (55.20) and Sweden's Ida Gustaffson (54.40). Chen edged Shelgunova for the top scores on both uneven bars and balance beam, but a weak floor exercise kept her in second. Chen, 14, trains under Xiong Jingbin and Zhang Xia, who coached Jiang Yuyuan and Deng Linlin to Olympic gold.

Kharenkova finished a close fourth (54.25) over 2012 Canadian Olympian Victoria Moors (54.20) and Kuzmina (54.10). Mira Boumejmajen was the top gymnast for France in seventh (53.40).

On Friday, Spanish national team member Silvia Colussi-Pelaez (Futures Gymnastics Center in Mississauga) won the Open Massilia title. She improved her score Saturday by .35 to place ninth all-around.

French junior Louise Vanhille, who turned 14 on Nov. 6, took second in the open division ahead of Canada's Sydney Townsend, 12. Townsend trains at Revolution Gymnastics in Waterloo, Ont. under coaches Aaron Brokenshire and Angela Brokenshire. She won gold medals in the all-around and on floor exercise in the novice division at the Canadian championships in May.

Competition concludes Sunday in Marseille with the apparatus finals.

External Link: Official Website

2012 Elite Gym Massilia
Nov. 16-17, Marseille, France

Masters TeamVTUBBBFXTotal
1.Russia39.1542.0541.8041.40164.40
2.Canada41.3537.0039.8540.15158.35
3.Futures Gymnastics Center40.8037.4040.1539.15157.50
4.Sweden39.9539.7038.8038.70157.15
5.Mixed Canada40.8038.2537.5540.25156.85
6.Belgium39.8036.5040.8537.85155.00
7.France40.3535.4040.0037.00152.75
8.China38.0028.0041.7540.25148.00

Open TeamVTUBBBFXTotal
1.Futures Gymnastics Center40.8536.1040.4537.45154.85
2.Sweden39.8536.4037.1039.25152.60
3.Canada Open Federation41.1036.5037.0038.00152.60
4.France Junior39.4538.3037.3537.30152.40
5.Mixed St. Etienne/Canada
39.2537.1537.1538.25151.80
6.Marseille Pole France 137.3036.0038.2536.30147.85
7.Mixed Dijon/Viagym39.0534.2036.2535.80145.30
8.Netherlands39.9035.0533.3535.45143.75
9.Tag Sports Canada40.0030.7532.5036.75140.00
10.Mixed Springers/Futures Canada39.8529.7033.2034.80137.55
11.Marseille Pole France 237.6528.8533.9535.70136.15
12.Combs France38.0525.9035.0034.35133.30
13.Dunkerque Gym France38.0527.9032.8032.10130.85
14.Gym Pays D Aix France37.4526.2533.6533.25130.60

Masters All-AroundVTUBBBFXTotal
1.Yevgenia Shelgunova5.013.456.114.356.314.355.513.9056.05
2.Chen Siyi5.013.255.914.505.714.405.013.0555.20
3.Ida Gustaffson5.013.355.814.355.713.505.113.2054.40
4.Maria Kharenkova5.013.405.113.306.013.455.614.1054.25
5.Victoria Moors5.014.054.613.005.613.555.013.6054.20
6.Viktoria Kuzmina4.012.306.214.405.514.005.413.4054.10
7.Mira Boumejmajen5.013.755.513.255.713.804.812.6053.40
8.Emma Larsson5.013.905.013.355.013.305.312.7053.25
9.Silvia Colussi-Pelaez5.013.454.713.055.813.805.112.8053.10
10.Liu Zhilin4.012.405.513.505.213.804.913.2052.90
11.Victoria Kayen-Woo5.013.905.213.805.312.604.812.4052.70
12.Kaitlyn Hofland5.013.905.211.855.613.555.013.2552.55
13.Eline Vandersteen4.413.154.913.005.612.755.013.1552.05
14.Aleeza Yu5.013.755.012.955.611.905.313.3551.95
15.Heaven Latimer5.013.154.111.505.813.055.614.2551.95
16.Stefanie Merkle5.013.404.612.155.612.755.513.3051.60
17.Manon Cormoreche4.613.155.211.955.313.654.912.8051.55
18.Berangere Fransolet5.013.654.510.655.514.004.612.4550.75
19.Casey Carvalho4.012.605.012.205.412.455.613.4050.65
20.Lisa Verschueren4.413.005.311.755.513.304.412.2550.30
21.Sabrina Gill5.313.854.112.155.211.205.512.9550.15
22.Laura Waem5.012.304.511.755.213.555.012.1049.70
23.Gabriella Douglas5.013.504.110.305.713.905.411.8549.55
24.Lovisa Estberg4.412.704.111.555.112.005.012.8049.05
25.Ivy Liu4.412.853.09.605.212.454.512.6547.55
26.Ece Ayan4.012.004.412.004.711.654.511.5547.20
27.Amélie Paufert5.013.004.910.205.212.254.611.6047.05
28.Lou Nina4.012.356.413.555.414.0039.90
29.Camille Coudret5.013.455.29.305.412.5535.30

Open All-AroundVTUBBBFXTotal
1.Silvia Colussi-PelaezFutures Gymnastics Center13.2512.6013.9512.9552.75
2.Louise VanhilleFrance Junior13.7013.3012.6512.9052.55
3.Sydney TownsendMixed St. Etienne/Canada13.4512.2513.3513.4052.45
4.Heaven LatimerCanada Open Federation13.4511.4513.1013.2551.25
5.Victoria Kayen-WooCanada Open Federation13.7513.4512.2011.6551.05
6.Ida GustaffsonSweden13.3013.3511.6512.7051.00
7.Sabrina GillFutures Gymnastics Center13.9511.2512.8012.8550.85
8.Emma LarssonSweden13.809.3513.4013.7050.25
9.Emilie DumontMixed Dijon/Viagym13.1013.3011.8511.8050.05
10.Sarah PaisMarseille Pole France 112.6011.8013.1012.4549.95
11.Clara ChambellantFrance Junior12.9512.0512.7012.2049.90
12.Maartje RuikesNetherlands13.5512.4011.9012.0549.90
13.Maelys PlessisMixed St. Etienne/Canada13.2512.1512.0012.5049.90
14.Chantysha NettebNetherlands13.3510.9512.5512.6549.50
15.Lovisa EstbergSweden12.7511.6512.0512.8549.30
16.Casey CarvalhoFutures Gymnastics Center13.0512.2512.1011.6549.05
17.Gabriella DouglasFutures Gymnastics Center13.6510.0513.7011.5548.95
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