1997 World Championships
did wonderfully here. She qualified first to the All-around
well as in 3 event finals namely VT, UB, and BB. She stepped out
bounds on floor to score only a 9.637 and therefore did not qualify
the floor finals.
again placed first in the AA. She performed cleanly and beutifully
all events to help Russia win the silver medal.
started on the beam and wobbled big time while performing
full-twisting backhandspring and only started from a 9.8 SV therefore
only a 9.562. She was in 6th place after the 1st rotation.
floor, her second event, she made an error in her 2.5 twist punch front
and received a 9.675 but that score was enough
put her in first place after 2 rotations. In VT, probably her weakest event,
took a step on both vaults and her yurchenko 1.5 was low in landing,
only averaged a 9.549. She was in fourth after three roations and
will end on her best and favorite apparatus, the bars. She did the most
work on the UB and stuck the landing. A 9.850! she won
first world AA gold.
she only took one vault and finished 8th
She struck gold with a 9.875
She did a beautiful beam routine but finished only second
nice tumbling and choreography, she actually tied for
place but a lower prelims score put her in second.