Canadian Olympian Victoria Moors and Brazilian hopeful Rebeca Andrade captured the all-around titles at the 2013 Nadia Comaneci International Invitational, held Saturday evening at the Cox Convention Center in Oklahoma City. …
Moors, who trains at Dynamo Gymnastics under legendary coach Elvira Saadi, scored 57.40 to take the title. Two-time Venezuelan Olympian Jessica Lopez scored 56.80 for second over Sabrina Gill of Futures Gymnastics in Mississauga, Ont. (55.10).
1. Victora Moors Dynamo 57.40
2. Jessica Lopez Venezuela 56.80
3. Sabrina Gill Futures “B” 55.10
4. Jordyn Pedersen Futures “A” 55.05
5. Victoria-Kayen Woo Gym Richelieu 53.15
6. Casey Carvalho Futures “A” 53.10
1. Rebeca Andrade Flamengo 54.60
2. Aleeza Yu Gemini 54.35
3. Rose-Kaying Woo Gym Richelieu 53.90
South American champion Rebeca Andrade (Brazil) won the junior competition (54.35) over Gemini’s Aleeza Yu (54.35) and Rose-Kaying Woo of Gym-Richelieu.
The powerful Andrade, one of Brazil’s brightest hopes for the 2016 Olympics in Rio, impressed the most on vault and floor exercise. She had huge height on both events and looks capable of major upgrades over the next few years. …
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