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Women's All-Around FInal Live Blog

The all-around final is upon us. The field is set for the competition. Aly Raisman is returning to the all-around after missing out in Glasgow at the World Championships and placing fourth in London in 2012.

Also returning is bronze medalist, Aliya Mustafina. Then there is Simone Biles, three time world champion. Can she become the first world champion to win an Olympic title since Lilia Podkepaeva in 1996.

Follow along with all the action in Rio, just refresh the page every 10 minutes or so for updates!



First rotation Simone, Aliya and Aly start off on vault.

On bars, watch for Elisabeth Seitz of Germany with her packed bars routine.

On beam, the beautiful Lieke Wevers of the Netherlands, former NCAA gymnast, Jessica Lopez and Giulia Steingruber of Switzerland are ones to watch.

On floor, look for Vanessa Ferrari, the 2006 world all-around champion who is still making all-around finals, kicking ass and taking names.

First rotation is kicking off - start list for all events is below.

Start List Rotation 1–


VT –


Rebecca Andrade BRA - Amanar - hop to the side, but good form in the air.   15.566


Aly Raisman USA - Amanar - big air, hop on the landing. Some crazy legs in the air as per usual   15.633


Simone Biles USA - Amanar - small step, beautiful height, form. 15.866  


Wang Yan  CHINA- Tsuk 2/1, looks like she had a weak block. not as high, chest down.   14.733


Aliya Mustafina RUSSIA - DTY, solid landing. Little bent knees on 2nd flip, but that's the best vault she's done so far.  15.200


Seda Tutkalyan Russia -   DTY, pretty good form, nice height, maybe some slight piking in the air.14.866





UB


Isabela Onyshko 14.166


Mai Murakami 13.766


Eythora Thorsdottier 14.300


Ellie Black -14.50


Asuka Teramoto -  jump KCHSm  toe 1/1 + gienger,  in bar 1/1 + jaeger,  stalder 1/1 + bail,  toe shoot to HB, full in, small hop. Beautiful. 14.566


Elisabeth Seitz - Maloney _ ricna + jaeger, Downie + pak + Maloney 1/2, full in, stuck. 15.233





BB –


Lieke Wevers 13.066


Giulia Steingruber 13.666


Jessica Lopez  13.8


Shang Chunsong  -  jump mt,  BHS + BHS + 2 ft layout,  sw 1/2 under rotates , BHS + LOSO, fro aerial + sheep jump,  side aerial + sissone,  round off + 3/1 twist, solid landing. 14.833


Jade Barbosa 13.70


Marine Brevet 14.133





FX -


Louise Vanhille 13.233


Ellie Downie 14.300 -  1 1/2 + double Arabian + stag jump,  pike dbl Arabian,  sw + tour jete 1/1,  2 1/2 + fro tuck,  tour jete 1/2,  double pike.  1/1 turn.


Nina Derwal 13.733


Vanessa Ferrari 14.075


Sophie Scheder 13.258


Carlotta Ferlito -  sw 1/2,  full in,  dbl tuck,  memmel + 1/1 turn,  sw ring + spl ring,  double pike. 14.125

Now to rotation 2 -

Standings -
1. Simone Biles 15.866
2. Aly Raisman 15.633
3. Rebecca Andrade 15.566
4. Elisabeth Seitz 15.233
5. Aliya Mustafina 15.20

Simone, Aly, Aliya and co are on bars


Start List Rotation 2 (note, this isn't the exact rotation order of the individual athletes)–


UB –

Rebecca Andrade  - stalder 1/1, late HS, pak , Maloney 1/2,  toe 1/2,  toe on 1/1, full in.  

Aly Raisman KCHS, toe 1/1 + Maloney + tkatchev l grip + jaeger, bail, little wonky hS, stalder shoot to HB, giant 1/2 + double front.    14.166

Simone Biles - weiler 1/2 + Maloney, toe on 1/1,  pike tkatchev, full in.    14.966

Wang Yan - jum p KCHS, weiler,  giant 1/1 + jaeger, pak - bent arms - toe shoot to hB, DLO.  13.733

Aliya Mustafina  glide KCHS,  toe 1/1 + Maloney + pak + in bar shap 1/2, pike jaeger,  toe 1/1 + Mustafina dismount.    15.666

Seda Tutkalyan  - jump KCHS,  church + pak- super close pak, bent arms,  Maloney + pak 1/1 + Maloney 1/2 + tkatchev,  giant 1/2,  double front.   15.033?? That's generous.  



BB

Isabela Onyshko

Mai Murakami

Eythora Thorsdottier

Ellie Black 14.500 - 2/1 turn,  front pike,  BHS + layout 2 ft,  BHS + tucked 1/1, solid,  sw + sw 1/2,  front tuck + wolf jump,  round off + 2 1/2 twist.

Asuka Teramoto 14.266

Elisabeth Seitz



FX –

Lieke Wevers - 2/12 twist,  5/1 turn, beautiful.  I keep thinking of Florida when I see her leo, which makes me long for NCAA season.   

Giulia Steingruber 14.733

Jessica Lopez 14.233

Shang Chunsong 3 1/2 +fro pike  , DBL pike _ wolf turn 14.6

Jade Barbosa

Marine Brevet



VT -

Louise Vanhille

Ellie Downie - DTY -stuck, very clean. 15.100

Nina Derwal

Vanessa Ferrari - DTY, some messy legs in the air, chest down on landing. 14.633

Sophie Scheder 14.033

Carlotta Ferlito 14.733


Standings
1. Aliya Mustafina 30.866
2. Simone Biles  30.832
3. Seda Tutkhalyan 29.899
4. .Aly Raisman 29.799

3rd rotation -

Simone Biles BB - wolf turn 2 1/2,  spl + pike jump,  barani, balance check,  BHS + LOSO+ LOSO, fro tuck + sissone,  sw sw 1/2, back pike,  fro aerial + wolf jump,  BHS + BHS + full in, solid. 15.433

Shang Chunsong VT  - FTY. 13.833

Ellie Black FX -  popa,  2 1/2 + double back,  sw  + tour jete,  1 1/2 + front tuck, 1 1/2 + double pike. 14.366

Giulia Steingurber VT - HS rudi, some piking in the air, big height 15.366

Aliya Mustafina BB -  2/1 turn, SPL + sissone,  sw 1/2 + onodi, sm balance check,  side aerial, fro aerial + BHS sw ring. round off + double back.  She keeps missing that acro series. 13.866

Seda BB -  round off + 2 ft layout,  sw + sw 1/2,  round off + layout 1/1, huge, fro aerial + spl jump,  sw ring,  1 /1 turn, round off double pike, sits it down, DAMMIT!!!!!!!! AGGGHHH. Excuse me while I rage out for a minute. 13.8

**Rages out**

Ok, now it's time for Ellie Downie on UB -  glide KCHS,  Maloney  + tkatchev toe  on 1/1 + pike tkatchev, pak too close, Maloney 1/2, DLO, knees down. 13.783

Rebecca Andrade BB -  side split mount,  BHS + BHS + LOSO, wobble, sw 1/2,  fro tuck, leg up,  1/1 turn, wusses out on a split leap,  fro aerial + side aerial,  round off + double pike, saves it. 13.6

Aly Raisman BB - fro tuck,  BHS + 2 ft layout, sw + back tuck,  sissone + pike jump, side aerial,  sw 1/2, kind flat,  front tuck, solid,  L turn 1/1 + 1/1 turn, round off + Patterson, BOOM. 14.866 - man, those judges suck so hard right now.

Final rotation coming up -

Standings
1. Simone Biles 46.265
2. Aliya Mustafina 44.732
3. Aly Raisman 44.665
4. Giulia Steingruber 43.765
5. Seda Tutkhalyan 43.699

Okay, holy shit... Aliya misses her acro series on beam and is in second right now!

Wang Yan FX - full in, huge,  1 1/2 + 3/1 + fro tuck,  2/1 + back lay, tour jete  + tour jete 1/2, sw ring, tour jete 1/1,  double pike, stuck. Boom. .

Ellie Black VT - HS 1/1 - piked in the air, 14.866

Shang Chunsong UB -  jump KCHS,  shang + pak,  shap + giegner,  giant 1/2, ono + healy, full in, stuck. 15.233

Aliya Mustafina FX -  2/1 l turn, incomplete,  full in, step back,  3/1 memmel turn, memmel + 2/1 turn,  1 1/2 + fro 1/1, nice,  4/1 turn,  sw 1/2,  double back. Solid finish. 13.933 58.665 AA

Seda Tutkhalyan FX -  spl 1/1, DLO, low landing,  whip + whip + double pike, falls on her butt and OOB. Bye bye. 2 1/2. C'mon Seda, you're better than this!? double back, hands down. 10.966 - that's bad. That's just bad.

Giulia Steingruber UB Maloney 1/2  gienger, big,  giant 1/2,  double front, small hop. 13.8

Rebecca Andrade FX -  full in, stuck!  1 1/2 + fro 1/1,  spl ring,  tour jete,  1/1 memmel,  double back.  Ferrari,  double pike. Solid! 13.766 LAME.

Aly Raisman FX - (she just has to hit and she has a silver!)  1 1/2 + double Arabian, fro lay, sw + tour jete 1/1, 2/1 L turn,  she's looking so confident. Double pike Arabian + stag jump,  DLO, beautiful,  sw + sw 1/2,  double pike, beautiful. She's got her AA MEDAL!!! 15.433!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!


Ellie Downie BB - Arabian,  2/1 turn, solid,  BHS + LOSO, small arm wobble, spl side aerial, missed the connection,  Patterson, hands down. :(

Simone Biles FX -  DLO 1/1,  popa,  biles + spl jump,  fro aerial,  wolf turn 3/1,  sw + tour jete 1/1, double double!!!!! stuck!!!,  tour ejte 1/2, full in!! SHE'S GOT THE GOLD!!! OMG OMG OMG OMGOMOG!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! 15.933!! I'm going to cry!

Final standings

1. Simone Biles 62.198
2. Aly Raisman 60.098
3. Aliya Mustafina 58.665
4. Shang Chunsong 58.549
5. Ellie Black 58.298

That's all for now! I'll be back Sunday for the first day of event finals!




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