World Cup Wrap

Athletes from over 30 different countries competed in the 2019 Melbourne World Cup. The competition ran across four days, starting with qualifications on Thursday 21st, and finishing with finals on Sunday 24th February.

The Melbourne Arena was transformed into a Gymnastics spectacle. With the stage set, it was time to watch our QLD MAG and WAG gymnasts light up the competition on their individual apparatus.  

Heath Thorpe, Mitchell Morgans, Michael Tone, Georgia-Rose Brown and Kate Sayer were selected to represent Australia at the event.

Commonwealth Games athlete Georgia-Rose Brown equalled her 2018 World Cup Gymnastics result, winning the Bronze medal in Uneven Bars with a score of 13.366. 

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Fellow Queensland High Performance Centre gymnast Kate Sayer performed well in her first international competition as a senior gymnast, placing 10th in the qualifying round of Floor, narrowly missing a place in the finals. 

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National Centre for Excellence gymnast Mitchell Morgans qualified for the finals on both Parallel Bars and High Bar, achieving 4th place for both events in the finals. 

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Michael Tone competed in the qualification rounds in Pommel Horse and Rings placing 16th on Pommel Horse with a score 11.600 and 15th on Rings with a score of 12.100.

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Having had surgery to remove screws from his elbow just eight weeks prior to the World Cup, 18-year-old Heath Thorpe was awarded 22nd place on his chosen apparatus Floor, with a score of 12.633. 

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Well done to all athletes.