Canada, England and Australia dominated the event finals that took place on Sunday and Monday in Gold Coast, Australia. The vault title went to Canada through Shallon Olsen who threw the most difficult vaults with a Cheng and an Yurchenko double full. Her team mate Ellie Black also threw two massive vaults (DTY and front handspring full). Emily Whitehead from Australia hit an Yurchenko 1 1/2 and a Tsuk full to take the bronze.
Uneven Bars favorite Georgia-Mae Fenton (England) hit in the final and won the gold medal with a 14.600 . She was followed on the podium by Britany Rogers (Canada) (14.2) and Georgia Godwin (Australia) (13.433).
In the beam final Alice Kinsella (England) nailed her difficult routine for a massive 13.7. Silver went to Georgia-Rose Brown (Australia) for a superbly executed routine but of considerably less difficulty (13.066) while Kelly Simm (England) redeemed herself for the fall in the all around final and took the bronze with a hit routine for 13.033.
Alexandra Eade from Australia had a successful floor routine and won the gold medal with a 13.333. She was followed on the podium by the Welsh ballerina Latalia Bevan who was rewarded with a 13.3 for her routine. Shallon Olsen won her 3rd medal (bronze) at the Commonwealth Games (after team and vault) with a 13.266.
Article: Bea Gheorghisor
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