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Steingruber Leads Two Events in Doha
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Swiss star Giulia Steingruber led two of the four women's events in qualification as the 8th Doha World Challenger Cup began Wednesday in Qatar. Pictured: Romanian Laura Jurca qualified to three finals, with the top score on uneven bars.

Swiss star Giulia Steingruber led two events in qualification as the 8th Doha World Challenger Cup began Wednesday in Qatar.

Steingruber, the two-time European vault champion, averaged 14.150 to top Vietnamese Olympian Phan Thị Hà Thanh (13.925) and Slovenian Teja Belak (13.850).

Steingruber took the top spot on floor exercise over first-year senior Laura Jurca(Romania) and Portugal's Ana Filipa Martins.

Phan led qualification on balance beam, topping Olympians Daniele Hypólito (Brazil) and Diana Bulimar (Romania). Steingruber also qualified to the balance beam final, placing sixth.

Jurca also qualified to three finals, placing first on uneven bars, sixth on balance beam and second on floor exercise.

Diego Hypólito took the top spot on men's floor exercise, edging U.S. Olympian Jake Dalton, 15.400-15.300. Croatia's Tomislav Marković qualified third (15.100), tying Ukrainian native Petro Pakhnyuk (Azerbaijan).

Armenian specialist Harutyum Merdinyan (14.800) qualified first on pommel horse. Oleg Stepko, another Ukrainian gymnast now competing for Azerbaijan, qualified second (14.750) over Slovenia's Sašo Bertoncelj (14.750).

Olympic champion Arthur Zanetti, fresh off his victory at this past weekend's World Challenger Cup in Cottbus, qualified first on still rings (15.750) over Armenia's Vahagn Davtyan (15.450) and Andrei Muntean (15.300).

Armenian Artur Davtyan averaged 14.950 to take the top spot on men's vault. Japan's Shotaro Shirai, older brother of 2013 world champion Kenzo Shirai, qualified second (14.550) over Romanian Andrei Muntean (14.525).

Stepko, 2013 European parallel bars champion, had the top score on p-bars with 15.650. Colombia's Jossimar Calvo (6.9 Difficulty) was second (15.600) over Romania's Marius Berbecar (15.350).

U.S. veteran Danell Leyva amassed a 7.3 Difficulty score to comfortably qualify first on high bar (15.250) over Turkey's Ümit Şamiloğlu (14.800) and Croatia's Marijo Možnik (14.750).

Competition continues Thursday with the first day of apparatus finals.

External Link: Official Website

2015 Doha World Challenger Cup
March 25, Doha, Qatar

Women's Vault QualificationDENDScoreAverage
1.Giulia Steingruber6.28.70014.90014.150
5.08.7000.313.400
2.Phan Thị Hà Thanh5.08.55013.55013.925
5.88.6000.114.300
3.Teja Belak5.38.50013.80013.850
5.38.60013.900
4.Michelle Timm5.48.60014.00013.800
5.08.60013.600
5.Tjaša Kysselef5.08.60013.60013.625
5.08.65013.650
6.Ayelen Tarabini4.98.70013.60013.600
5.08.60013.600
7.Hiu Ying Angel Wong5.28.55013.75013.550
5.08.4500.113.350
8.Courtney McGregor5.08.60013.60013.450
5.08.4000.113.300
9.Lucie Perdreau5.08.60013.60013.375
4.68.55013.150
10.Tan Ing Yueh5.28.20013.40013.250
4.68.50013.100
11.Valērija Grišāne4.68.65013.25013.250
4.68.65013.250
12.Bianca Mann5.08.35013.35013.200
4.48.65013.050
13.Antonia Alicke4.88.60013.40013.175
4.28.75012.950
14.Choi Nim Yan5.28.05013.25013.175
4.48.70013.100
15.Farah Ann5.08.55013.55013.050
4.68.0500.112.550
16.Angela Maguire4.48.65013.05013.050
4.48.65013.050
17.Sofie Braaten5.08.35013.35013.025
4.28.50012.700
18.Rifda Irfanaluthfi4.88.6000.113.30013.025
4.28.55012.750
19.Ema Kajić5.08.4000.113.30012.900
4.48.2000.112.500
20.Jessica Diacci4.47.90012.30012.850
5.08.40013.400
21.Martine Skregelid4.48.45012.85012.800
4.28.55012.750
22.Lahna Salem4.48.65013.05012.775
4.28.30012.500

Uneven Bars QualificationDENDScore
1.Laura Jurca5.57.65013.150
2.Lucie Perdreau5.47.65013.050
3.Ilaria Käslin5.27.55012.750
4.Diana Bulimar5.37.25012.550
5.Jessica Diacci5.37.20012.500
6.Youna Dufournet5.56.95012.450
7.Ana Filipa Martins5.37.10012.400
8.Bianca Mann5.07.20012.200
9.Maria Stoffel5.07.10012.100
10.Teja Belak4.96.90011.800
11.Michelle Timm5.26.50011.700
12.Martine Skregelid3.97.35011.250
13.Ailen Valente5.45.80011.200
14.Daniele Hypólito4.96.20011.100
15.Ann Farah4.66.35010.950
16.Antonia Alicke5.45.30010.700
17.Tan Ing Yueh3.96.65010.550
18.Sabine Gosa4.16.05010.150
19.Angela Maguire4.35.70010.000
20.Sofie Braaten3.75.4509.150
21.Aida Bauyrzhanova4.91.6006.500

Balance Beam QualificationDENDScore
1.Phan Thị Hà Thanh5.98.15014.050
2.Daniele Hypólito5.78.15013.850
3.Diana Bulimar5.77.95013.650
4.Ana Filipa Martins5.48.00013.400
5.Ayelen Tarabini5.47.95013.350
6.Laura Jurca5.57.75013.250
7.Giulia Steingruber5.87.45013.250
8.Antonia Alicke5.18.05013.150
9.Lorrane Oliveira5.57.65013.150
10.Ilaria Käslin4.88.10012.900
11.Aida Bauyrzhanova4.98.00012.900
12.Martine Skregelid4.87.95012.750
13.Angela Maguire5.07.50012.500
14.Claire Martin5.96.7000.112.500
15.Hiu Ying Angel Wong4.67.80012.400
16.Sofie Braaten4.77.55012.250
17.Alina Circene5.27.00012.200
18.Tjaša Kysselef4.17.80011.900
19.Maria Stoffel4.66.85011.450
20.Courtney McGregor4.96.50011.400
21.Bianca Mann4.76.65011.350
22.Choi Nim Yan4.46.85011.250
23.Rifda Irfanaluthfi4.96.30011.200
24.Youna Dufournet4.96.15011.050
25.Ing Yueh Tan4.75.70010.400
26.Farah Ann5.05.20010.200
27.Michelle Timm4.25.85010.050
28.Sabine Gosa4.85.0009.800
29.Sahira3.95.5500.19.350
30.Lahna Salem3.64.0007.600

Women's Floor Exercise QualificationDENDScore
1.Giulia Steingruber6.08.30014.300
2.Laura Jurca5.58.30013.800
3.Ana Filipa Martins5.57.95013.450
4.Ayelen Tarabini5.38.05013.350
5.Saša Golob5.57.85013.350
6.Claire Martin5.28.2000.113.300
7.Ilaria Käslin5.47.80013.200
8.Valērija Grišāne5.18.00013.100
9.Ann Farah4.98.00012.900
10.Diana Bulimar5.67.30012.900
11.Antonia Alicke5.37.6000.112.800
12.Lorrane Oliveira5.86.95012.750
13.Lucie Perdreau5.27.45012.650
14.Courtney McGregor5.57.2500.112.650
15.Tan Ing Yueh4.87.70012.500
16.Martine Skregelid4.87.60012.400
17.Maria Stoffel4.97.4000.112.200
18.Tjaša Kysselef4.57.7500.112.150
19.Michelle Timm5.37.2000.512.000
20.Sofie Braaten4.47.6500.111.950
21.Aida Bauyrzhanova4.47.0000.111.300
22.Rifda Irfanaluthfi4.96.40011.300
23.Angela Maguire4.86.4500.111.150
24.Bianca Mann4.16.9500.410.650

Men's Floor Exercise QualificationDENDScore
1.Diego Hypólito6.58.90015.400
2.Jake Dalton6.78.65015.350
3.Tomislav Marković6.38.9000.115.100
4.Petro Pakhnyuk6.48.70015.100
5.Shotaro Shirai6.88.4000.115.100
6.Rok Klavora6.28.85015.050
7.Andrej Korosteljev6.58.5500.114.950
8.Kenzo Kaneko6.58.40014.900
9.Ziga Silc6.18.75014.850
10.Oleg Stepko6.38.50014.800
11.Reyland Capellan6.48.15014.550
12.Vlad Cotuna6.58.05014.550
13.Arthur Zanetti6.08.4500.114.350
14.Marcus Conradi6.08.25014.250
15.Vitalijs Kardasovs5.78.50014.200
16.Ahmet Onder6.08.20014.200
17.Ahmed Anis Maoudj6.08.15014.150
18.Heikki Saarenketo6.08.10014.100
19.Pietro Giachino5.48.5500.113.850
20.Mohamed Bourguieg5.97.95013.850
21.Jossimar Calvo6.47.7000.313.800
22.Mauro Martinez5.58.2500.113.650
23.Ferhat Arican6.37.25013.550
24.Ferrous Willyodac5.88.1000.413.500
25.Helge Liebrich6.17.40013.500
26.Anton Wirt5.77.65013.350
27.Andres Martinez5.97.40013.300
28.Andrei Muntean6.37.0000.113.200
29.Artur Davtyan5.37.70013.000
30.Wissem Harzi5.97.10013.000
31.Abdullah Alboussi5.27.15012.350
32.Trisna Ramdhany5.86.4000.112.100
33.Jawad Alherz4.97.1500.311.750
34.Andres Arean5.56.9500.911.550
35.Mohamed Trabelsi5.85.55011.350
36.Jaffar Alsayigh5.06.2000.111.100

Pommel Horse QualificationDENDScore
1.Harutyum Merdinyan6.38.50014.800
2.Oleg Stepko6.48.35014.750
3.Sašo Bertoncelj6.58.25014.750
4.Dmitrijs Trefilovs6.18.50014.600
5.Ferhat Arican6.38.20014.500
6.Shotaro Shirai6.18.35014.450
7.Matija Baron6.08.20014.200
8.Artur Davtyan5.88.20014.000
9.Ahmed Aldayani6.08.00014.000
10.Cristian Bataga6.37.65013.950
11.Philipp Herder5.88.10013.900
12.Jossimar Calvo6.47.45013.850
13.Alen Dimic5.38.25013.550
14.Pericles Silva5.87.70013.500
15.Jhonny Munoz6.27.25013.450
16.Marcus Conradi5.47.85013.250
17.Danell Leyva6.46.85013.250
18.Petro Pakhnyuk6.66.60013.200
19.Pietro Giachino5.18.00013.100
20.Wissem Harzi5.86.65012.450
21.Mohamed Aouicha5.76.60012.300
22.Masayoshi Yamamoto6.45.90012.300
23.Ahmad Abu Al Soud6.15.95012.050
24.Saeed Keikha5.66.40012.000
25.Helge Liebrich5.56.35011.850
26.Andres Arean4.87.00011.800
27.Abdullah Alboussi4.56.20010.700
28.Muhammad Saputra5.15.35010.450
29.Nicolas Cordoba5.45.05010.450
30.Trisna Ramdhany4.94.9509.850
31.Islem Lettreuch5.54.2509.750
32.Vlad Cotuna4.94.8009.700
33.Jawad Alherz3.85.7009.500
34.Ahmet Onder5.04.3509.350
35.Yousef Al Sahhaf2.08.3506.04.350

Still Rings QualificationDENDScore
1.Arthur Zanetti6.79.05015.750
2.Vahagn Davtyan6.68.85015.450
3.Andrei Muntean6.68.70015.300
4.Artur Tovmasyan6.48.75015.150
5.Ibrahim Colak6.68.55015.150
6.Masayoshi Yamamoto6.48.45014.850
7.Oleg Stepko6.48.30014.700
8.Kazuyuki Takeda6.68.10014.700
9.Cristian Bataga6.38.20014.500
10.Jake Dalton6.57.95014.450
11.Tomi Tuuha5.39.00014.300
12.Helge Liebrich5.97.95013.850
13.Mauro Martinez5.48.20013.600
14.Ilya Kornev6.17.45013.550
15.Philipp Herder6.07.45013.450
16.Adham Alsqour5.67.75013.350
17.Pietro Giachino4.98.30013.200
18.Marcus Conradi4.88.15012.950
19.Saeed Keikha5.36.75012.050
20.Kam Wah Liu3.96.90010.800
21.Agus Adi Prayoko4.66.20010.800

Men's Vault QualificationDENDScoreAverage
1.Artur Davtyan6.09.20015.20014.950
5.29.50014.700
2.Shotaro Shirai5.69.20014.80014.550
5.29.10014.300
3.Andrei Muntean5.68.9000.314.20014.525
5.69.25014.850
3.Ferhat Arican5.69.25014.85014.525
5.29.1000.114.200
5.Reyland Capellan5.69.30014.90014.500
5.28.90014.100
6.Vitalijs Kardasovs5.69.00014.60014.475
5.29.15014.350
7.Marius Berbecar5.69.20014.80014.450
5.68.6000.114.100
8.Diego Hypólito5.68.95014.55014.450
5.88.6500.114.350
9.Tomi Tuuha5.69.20014.80014.400
5.28.80014.000
10.Jake Dalton6.08.4000.114.30014.350
5.29.20014.400
11.Helge Liebrich5.69.0000.314.30014.325
5.29.15014.350
12.Ahmed Maoudj4.88.85013.65014.125
5.69.00014.600
13.Mohamed Bourguieg5.69.20014.80014.025
5.28.1500.113.250
14.Andres Martinez5.29.20014.40014.025
4.49.25013.650
15.Heikki Saarenketo5.29.20014.40013.875
5.28.15013.350
16.Shek Wai Hung5.67.7500.113.25013.725
5.29.00014.200
17.Mauro Martinez5.68.00013.60013.725
5.28.65013.850
18.Agus Adi Prayoko4.88.4000.312.90013.650
5.68.80014.400
19.Ahmet Onder5.28.7000.113.80013.650
4.88.8000.113.500
20.Ronny Sabputra5.68.20013.80013.625
5.67.85013.450
21.Jim Man Hin5.68.5500.114.05013.375
5.27.8000.312.700
22.Anton Wirt5.68.05013.65013.325
5.27.9000.113.000
23.Nurbol Babylov5.67.80013.40013.250
4.48.70013.100
24.Oleg Stepko5.68.20013.80012.875
3.08.95011.950
25.Jawad Alherz5.27.8500.112.95011.975
26.Jaffar Alsayigh5.27.7500.112.85011.925

Parallel Bars QualificationDENDScore
1.Oleg Stepko6.88.85015.650
2.Jossimar Calvo6.98.70015.600
3.Marius Berbecar6.78.65015.350
4.Danell Leyva6.78.60015.300
5.Andrei Muntean6.68.65015.250
6.Ahmet Onder6.48.80015.200
7.Jorge Hugo Giraldo6.48.65015.050
8.Kazuyuki Takeda6.38.60014.900
9.Philipp Herder6.38.55014.850
10.Jake Dalton5.88.65014.450
11.Ahmed Aldayani5.98.30014.200
12.Artur Davtyan5.19.05014.150
13.Anton Wirt5.68.35013.950
14.Masayoshi Yamamoto6.57.45013.950
15.Marcus Conradi4.78.90013.600
16.Nicolas Cordoba5.87.65013.450
17.Pietro Giachino4.98.45013.350
18.Mahmood Alsadi5.28.15013.350
19.Adham Alsqour6.46.90013.300
20.Pericles Silva5.77.25012.950
21.Petro Pakhnyuk6.16.75012.850
22.Osvaldo Martinez5.07.80012.800
23.Alen Dimic5.86.95012.750
24.Hellal Metidji5.57.05012.550
25.Ilya Kornev5.96.65012.550
26.Ibrahim Colak5.46.80012.200
27.Mohamed Reghib5.26.60011.800
28.Man Hin Jim4.47.30011.700
29.Muhammad Saputra4.86.30011.100
30.Nurbol Babylov5.25.50010.700
31.Ahmad Abu Al Soud4.25.5009.700
32.Ali Alkandari2.78.1504.06.850

High Bar QualificationDENDScore
1.Danell Leyva7.37.95015.250
2.Ümit Şamiloğlu6.58.30014.800
3.Marijo Možnik6.48.35014.750
4.Nicolas Cordoba6.58.20014.700
5.Cristian Bataga5.98.15014.050
6.Kazuyuki Takeda6.08.00014.000
7.Mohamed Reghib6.07.90013.900
8.Vlad Cotuna6.27.70013.900
9.Pietro Giachino5.58.35013.850
10.Oleg Stepko5.68.20013.800
11.Kenzo Kaneko6.37.50013.800
12.Tin Srbic5.68.10013.700
13.Dmitrijs Trefilovs5.38.30013.600
14.Andres Martinez5.67.95013.550
15.Pericles Silva5.97.65013.550
16.Petro Pakhnyuk5.48.10013.500
17.Ilya Kornev6.17.40013.500
18.Anton Wirt5.08.40013.400
19.Hellal Metidji5.57.90013.400
20.Marcus Conradi5.08.25013.250
21.Ahmet Onder5.87.40013.200
22.Nurbol Babylov5.17.90013.000
23.Alen Dimic5.37.30012.600
24.Mahmood Alsadi4.97.55012.450
25.Vitalijs Kardasovs4.47.95012.350
26.Jossimar Calvo6.16.00012.100
27.Man Hin Jim4.17.95012.050
28.Helge Liebrich5.46.60012.000
29.Ferrous Willyodac4.27.55011.750
30.Adham Alsqour5.15.85010.950
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