8 Cool Facts from the 2017 Jesolo Trophy Competition

1. The U.S. Senior Team won by a 3.3 point margin after scoring a 167.950 against Brazil’s 164.650. In contrast the U.S. Junior Team won by a 13.950 difference after scoring a 171.850 against Italy’s main team score of 157.900

2. Russia’s Senior and Junior team both won team bronze. The Seniors nearly missed the silver medal after scoring just 0.050 lower than Brazil with a 164.600 while the junior team placed third after scoring a 156.500, which was 1.4 lower than Italy’s main junior team.

3. The most decorated gymnasts were:

  • Senior: Riley McCusker (Gold AA and BB, Silver UB)
  • Junior: Gabby Perea (Gold AA & VT and UB and Silver BB)

4. The titles won by the United States were:

  • All-around both junior (Perea) and Senior (McCusker)
  • Vault Junior (Perea)
  • Bars Junior (Perea)
  • Beam Senior (McCusker)
  • Floor both junior (Malabuyo) and Senior (Paulson)

5. The titles won by other countries were:

  • Vault Senior (Olsen, CAN)
  • Uneven Bars Junior (Iorio, ITA). She tied in first place with USA’s Gabby Perea
  • Uneven Bars Senior (Eremina, RUS)
  • Beam Junior (Padurariu, CAN)
  • Floor Senior (Saraiva, BRA). She tied in first place with USA’s Abby Paulson

6. Medals won by the host country in both the junior and senior category:

  • Junior Team Silver
  • Junior Bars Gold (Elisa Iorio)
  • Senior Vault Silver (Sofia Busato)

7. Rio Olympians that participated in the competition and medalled were:

  • Rebecca Andrade (BRA) – 2nd place AA
  • Shallon Olsen (CAN) – 1st place VT
  • Angelina Melnikova (RUS) – 3rd place VT & FX
  • Flavia Saraiva (BRA) – 1st place FX and 2nd place BB
  • Marine Boyer (FRA) – 2nd place BB (tied with Saraiva)

8.  Medal Count adding both junior and Senior Category:

  • United States: 9 Gold, 5 Silver, 5 Bronze
  • Canada: 2 Gold, 1 Bronze
  • Brazil: 1 Gold, 3 Silver (all the medals were won in the senior category)
  • Russia: 1 Gold, 4 Bronzes
  • Italy: 1 Gold, 2 Silver
  • France: 2 Silver

Bonus: Rebecca Andrade performing on Floor

 

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