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Women's Qualifications Live Blog - Subdivisions 1 & 2

It's time for the first rounds of qualifications for the women. This morning, we'll be seeing teams China, Belgium , Italy and Russia in Subdivisions 1 & 2.

Follow along here for all the action. Refresh the page every ten minutes or so for updates.

Starting off, we're following China on beam.  Wang Yan scored a 14.00 on beam.

Isabella Amado FX Panama -  DLO, hop fwd,  popa + stag 1/2, sw 1/4,  sw ring, tour jete,  1 1/2 + front 1/1. double L turn,  double pike, big bounce out. 12.866

Oksana Chusovitnia VT Uzebekistan -  handspring rudi, some piking in the air, leg seps, but big height and distance. Vt 2 - Tsuk 2/1, better execution, step on the landing. 14.99

Nina Derwael Belgium UB - stalder 1/1 + maloney, pak 1/1,  giant 12 + jaeger,  Ricna + pak, van leeuwen, full in, awesome routine. Packed with difficulty. 15.166 (6.3 D)

Ellis O'Reilly Ireland FX -  double pike, chest down, hop fwd,  fro 1/1 + front tuck,  sw + sw 1/4,  double back, OOB, chest down,

Hong Un Jong FX - 1 1/2 + triple, whip + whip + single layout,  sw 1/2,  double back, 3/1 turn,

Fan Yilin BB China - Fro aerial, 1/1 turn,  split jump, sw  leap - side aerial,  round off + 3/1 14.866

On to rotations 2 - China will move to floor, Belgium will be on beam, Mixed Group 1 will be on vault, mixed group 2 will be on bars.

Oh hai, Toni Ann!

Nina Derwael BB -  BHS + BHS + LOSO, big balance check, 1/1 turn, side somi,  side aerial,  gainer pike dismount. 13.966

Tutya Yilmaz  Turkey UB - glide KCH toe on + stalder + toe shoot to hB, jaeger, 1/1 giant, bail, kinda wonky looking, stalder shoot to HB, double pike dismount

Lee Eun Jun South Korea VT - yurchenko layout,  very close to the horse.

Wang Yan China FX -  double double  1 1/2 + 3/1 + punch front,  1/1 turn,  2 1/1 + fro 1/2 pike,  tour jete,  sw ring, + sw 1/2,  double pike, good landing.  14.666 (6.3 sv)

Hong Un Jong North Korea VT -  Amanar, very clean, good landing. She didn't do the triple, wonder if she's saving it for finals.15.766  Vt 2 -  Cheng - small step on landing, good height distance, very good vault. 15.600

Mao Yi FX -  3 1/2 + front tuck, WAAAAAAAAAAAAY OOB,   1 1/2 + 2 1/2, lands on her butt,  2 2 1/2 Fro pike 1/2,  3/1 turn, short,  sw side,  double back, big step out. I think the commentator lady lost count of how many deductions were in that routine. She gave up after her second tumbling pass.

Wang Yan's little purple muff! How cute!

Shang Chunsong China FX -   3/1 + punch front,   1 1/2 + 3/1 + fro pike, 3/1 turn,  2 1/2 + fro 1/2,  sw 1/2, she's the female Kenzo with all those twists, double pike.

Larrissa Miller Australia UB - jump kchs,  ricna + gienger, inbar + in bar 1/2 + pike jaeger,  bail, stalder shoot to HB + stalder 1/1, late,  full in 14.533.

Next rotation, China moves to vault, Belgium to floor, Mixed Group 1 to bars, mixed group 7 to beam.

Laura Waem Belgium FX -  double l turn,  spl 1/1,  2/1 twist,  clean sw 1/2,  2/1 wolf turn,  double back, chest, down, tour jete 1/2, 13.366

Haha, I think the commentator lady hates wolf turns too. She basicually said don't ask my why this is a thing.

Wang Yan VT China -  Tsuk  1 1/2, big step on the landing, bent arms on her block.  14.933, VT 2 -  Rudi,  big air, but her chest was down on the landing and a big step.  14.966 2nd.

Chuso BB -  front pike,  sw + spli jump,  BHS + 2 ft lay,  front pike, small wobble,  wolf turn 1/1,  round off double back, Boom. 13.3

Toni Ann KCHS, shap + bail toe shoot to hB giant 1/1, looses it,  extra swing, full in dismount. 11.533, that hurts.

3 event total China 130.103

Gaelle Mys Belgium FX -  double l turn, falls out,  FHS + for 2/1 + fro tuck tour jete 1/2,  double back,  sw ring single memmel turn,  double pike, stuck.  tour jete + sw leap. Solid routine. 13.566

3 event total for Belgium 125.805

Ho hum.... waiting.... I'm bored... yawn. This delay is so annoying!  Cue the Jeopardy theme song...

Tutya Yimalaz Turkey Beam -  sq thru to straddle roll mt, so cool,  bhs + pike 1/1,  sw leap + back pike, fro aerial + spl + pike jump,  sw 1/2,  sw side,  spl + side aerial,  1/1 turn,  round off + double pike.

Damn, that was awesome, well worth the wait. That would be super sweet if she qualified to beam finals.  I hear applause, it's a 14.5 (6.2 D)

Mao Yi VT - DTY, very clean. 14.816

Final rotation - China ends on bars, Belgium ends on vault, Mixed group 1 ends on beam, mixed group 7 ends on floor.

Larrissa Miller FX Australia -  front lay + double front, low landing,  fro 1/1 + fro 2/1,  tour jete,  double arabian,  memmel turn + 1/1 turn,  sw 1/2 + tuck jump, 2 1/2 + punch front, lands on her booty. Damn. She was doing well up until then. 12.733

Senna Derkis VT Belgium - FTY, clean, small hop. 14.00

Shang Chunsong UB China -  jump KCHS, pike hindroff pak,  shap + inbar gienger ,  l grip 1/1 (2)+ jaeger,  full in, small hop , solid routine. 15.3 (6.7 D)

Co-co-co - co world champ Fan Yilin - glide KCHS, in bar 1/1  + komova + pak,  chow,  + gienger,  toe 1/1 , L grip 1/1 +L grip 1/1 DLO, solid.  This should give them a boost. 15.266

Isabella Amado Panama BB -  BHS + BHS + 2 ft lay, 1/1 turn, wobble,  fro aerial + spl jump,  sheep jump,  sw + back tuck,  sw side,  front tuck, small wobble,  round off + double pike, 13.333

Ana Derek Croatia FX -  sw 1/2,  full in, OOB,  memmel turn,  tour jete 1/1,  double back, very clean,  ferrari, + tour jete 1/2,  side aerial,  2 1/2, 1/1 turn,

Belgium Final Scores 167.838
China Final Scores 175.279

Now onto the second subdivision.... or time for a nap... Not sure which one at this point....

Ok, we're starting the second subdivision just as Catalina finished her floor routine. 14.2 (5.9 D)

Martina Rizzelli - Italy VT - DTY, some form issues in the air. looks like she was really high on the table. 14.533

Kylie Dickson  Belarus UB - pak caught very close on her pak, maloney to HB, toe on + tkatchev,  full in.   12.833

Italy VT total 43.333

Aileen Valente Argentina UB - jump KCHS,  giatn 1/1 + giant 1/2 + jaeger, super high, pak,  toe on + maloney giant 1/2 + double front. 13.033

Aliya Mustafina Russia BB -  sq thru mt,  2/1 tunrn, spl + sissone,  side somi,  sw 1/2 + onodi,  sied aerial,  fro aerial, falls,  BHS sw,  round off + double back. Damn that was a crapfest of a routine.  13.333

Russia is already having beam problems and it's not even the end of the first rotation.
Daria  Spiridonova BB Russia -   BHS + BHS + LOSO,  s w + spl ring,  onodi,  fro aerial + sissone,  side aerial,  memmel 1/1 turn,  BHS 3/4, small wobble, sw ring,  round off + double back, stuck. Russia needed that after  Musty's complete meltdown. 14.266

Ana Perez Spain FX -  whip + whip + full in,   tour jete 1/1,  double pike,  memmel turn, side somi, sw ring,  3/1 twist, popa,  double L turn,  double back, lands a little short.

Giulia Steingruber FX - double double,  spl 1/1,  DLO 1/1,  sw + spl,  tucked full in, popa, + stag jump,  sw + tour jete 1/1,  fro aerial,  14.666

41.998 on beam for Russia, that hurts.

Russia will go to floor, Italy will go to bars, Cata and Giulia's mixed group will go to vault, the second mixed group heads to beam.

Seda Tutkhalyan FX Russia -  spl 1/1,  DLO, big bounce out,  maybe OOB? whip + whip + double pike,  sw  tour jete,  1 1/2 + 1/1 fro , wolf 2/1 turn,  double back, 13.875

Giula Steingruber, switzerland VT - rudi, small hop. Lots of height and distance.  Flexed feet in the air a bit. 15.6 Vt 2 -  DTY, very clean, small slide on the landing. That was possibly higher than her Rudi. 14.933 avg 15.266

Zsofia Kovacs VT - Tsuk 1/1.

Carlotta Ferlito Italy UB -  glide KCHS, chow, bail stalder 1/1 + stalder shoot to HB stalder 1/2 + straddled jaeger, full in stuck. 14.033(5.6 SV)

Aileen Valente  Argentina BB front tuck small wobble,  BHS + LOSO, falls, she was off line.  sw leap,  sw 1/2,  1/1 turn, wobble,  side aerial, kinda flat,  split + split + wolf jump.  gainer layout dismount. 11.366

Daria Spiridonova FX Russia -  tour jete 1/2 , beautiful,  3 1/2 + front tuck, oob and falls, this is a splat fest for Russia memmel turn + 1/1 turn,  2/1 turn , popa,  double back, clean,  sw ring, 1/1 attitude turn. 12.033

Another beam fall from Farah Boufadene of Algeria.

ITALY 85.632 2 event total
Russia 83.139 2 event total

Houry Gebeshian BB Armenia  -  sq thru mt,  side split jump + wolf jump + aerial cartwheel,  BHS + loso,  1/1 turn, solid,  sw + back tuck,  wolf jump 1/1,  round off + double back. Solid routine.  13.266 Brava!!!!!!! She's definitely an NCAA gymnast, you can tell by how she competes.

Elena Escobar Columbia  BB -  sw (hesitates) sw 1/2 + back tuck,   BHS+ BHS + LOSO, falls, side aerial, chest is down and she falls back pike,  sw side, big wobble,  punch 1/1 dismount.

Erkia Fasana Italy UB, toe on 1/1 + maloney, giatn 1/1 giant 1/2 + church,  ray, bail, toe shoot to HB,  DLO, leg seps in air.

On to rotation 3 - Russia goes to vault, Italy goes to beam, Houry & Co go to floor, Catalina & co will go to bars.

Russia needs to step up their game, otherwise, they might not make team finals AT ALL. Or ANY final for that matter. This could be worse for them than the 2008 fiasco where no one won a single medal.  The commentator man even agrees with me!

Angelina Melnikova VT Russia - DTY, clean, off to the side a bit, but solid. 14.933

Giulia Steingruber UB Switerland - glide KCHS,  hip 1/1 + toe on + maloney + pak, maloney 1.2 + toe on 1.1 + gienger,  toe on + giant 1.2, double front. She gets HUGE height on her release skills. She was Gabby Douglas levels of height on that gienger 13.9 (5.9 SV)

Seda VT Russia - DTY, huge height,  some crazy legs in the air. hop back on landing. 14.733

Vanessa Ferrari BB Italy - planche mt,  BHS + BHS + tucked full, slides off the beam, sw ring + spl, spli jump, sw 1/2 round off double pike dismount. Eeesh. 12.000 (4.9 SV)

Maria Paseka  Russia VT - Cheng, way crooked, steps out and around another time. 14.733 ew, Vt 2 - Amanar, much cleaner. why didn't she lead with that vault? What was her coach smoking?

Spiridonova is off on the sidelines with a look that says "at least you landed that one, bitch."

They got a better score on vault then their other two events, 44.832, giving them a 127.971

Elena Escobar hurt her ankles on her first floor pass. No bueno.

Carlotta Ferlito BB fro aerial + sheep jump,  BHS + BHS + 2 ft lay, the falls are contagious,  spl + back tuck,  1/1 turn,  spl jump + side aerial, sw ring,  wolf jump,  round off + double pike.

The two athletes before Ferlito f-ed up as well. It is literally contagious at this point. They need to stop the competition and hose down that beam. 13.233 for ferlito.

Kylie Dickson Belarus FX -  double back, falls on her butt and OOB.  sw leap,  sw 1/2,  FHS + fro lay,  spl 1/1,  tour jete 1/1,  double L turn,  1/1 twist. Very NCAA routine. 10.766

The "derriere" deduction, I like that. Can we put that in the code?

Zsofia Kovacs UB  toe on 1/1 + maloney + pak + maloney 1/2, jaeger.  14.733

Now to rotation 4. Now Italy moves behind  Russia with a 125.964 (40.332 beam total), they finish on floor, Russia finishes on bars, they should be able to make up points there.  Cata and Co go to beam, Kylie, Houry and Co finish on vault.

Elisa Meninghini FX DLO,  full in, solid landing,  fro aerial,  whip+ whip + double back, tour jete 1/1,  sw ring, sw side,  double pike, solid, popa. That's what Italy needed. This last rotation is gonna be intense! 14.233

Houry Gebeshian VT - FTY, very clean. That's one of the better vaults I've seen this comp. 13.916

Daria Spirdonova UB Russia -  gilde KCHS, in bar + komova + pak + mal 1/2 +  toe 1/1 + pike jaeger, toe on 1/1 + full in. It's on bitches. 15.683 (6.7 SV)

Kylie Dickson VT Belarus -  FTY, big step back. 13.866

Aliya Mustafina UB Russia -  glide KCHS,  in bar 1/1 + komova + maloney 1/2, in bar 1/2 + pike jaeger toe 1/1, Mustafina dismount, boom mic drop bitches. that's how it's done. (6.8 SV) 15.833

Catalina Ponor BB Romania -  sw ring,  onodi, + fro aerial + bhs +  2 ft lay, spl + wolf jump,  sw 1/2, small wobble,  bhs 1/1,  sw + omelianchik,  1/1 turn,  round off + double pike. DAY-UM. 14.9 (6.2 D)

Cue the Jeopardy theme song. C'mon beam judges... get with the program...

Carlotta Ferlito FX Italy -  tour jete 1/1,  full in, stuck,  double back,  tour jete 1/2 + spl jump,  2/1 memmel turn, over rotated a bit,  or under rotated a triple,  double pike. Solid routine. 14.033

Selfie time with Houry everyone!

Russia's bars total 46.649, 4 event total 174.620

Giulia BB -  sw + side somi, wobble,  front pike,  BHS + LOSO, some knee bend,  fro tuck, falls on a leap I think, yep a sw 1/2, that sucks. Gainer layout 1/1 dismount.

Italy floor total 43.42, and if my math is correct, 169.384 4 event total (PLEASE correct me if I am wrong).

Well, I guess that's it. The feed kicked me off. I'll be back for more this afternoon for subdivisions 4 & 5. Mama has some things to do. 

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