#MTL2017GYM Beam preview

Lauren Hopkins:

Beam this year is insane. It’s impossible to predict beam in a normal year, because the girls with the best routines all year make a single misstep in qualifications and they miss the final, or they get to the final, but then muck it up when it counts.

There are definitely standouts in this field who consistently show why they should be top contenders in Montreal. But it’s when these contenders inevitably miss out on that the random names pop up, gymnasts you never could’ve predicted would have ended up getting there. …

My absolute favorite for the beam final is Liu Tingting …

Montreal Beam Preview

Paris Challenge Cup results

Vault
Coline Devillard France 14.250
Boglarka Devai Hungary 14.025
Michelle Timm Germany 13.275

Bars
Nina Derwael Belgium 14.900
Melanie De Jesus Dos Santos France 14.100
Diana Varinska Ukraine 14.050

Click PLAY or watch Nina’s wild set on YouTube.

Beam
Larisa Iordache Romania 14.200
Marine Boyer France 13.600
Claudia Fragapane Great Britain 13.200

Click PLAY or watch Iordache’s prelims (15.0) on YouTube.

Floor
Claudia Fragapane Great Britain 13.900
Larisa Iordache Romania 13.650
Diana Varinska Ukraine 13.250

Click PLAY or watch Claudia on YouTube.

full results