Memmel, Sloan successful at Toyota Cup

Apparently not everybody dislikes Chellsie Memmel’s new floor routine.

Chellsie Memmel, 2007 “Good Luck Beijing” International Invitational, Event Finals, Floor Exercise:

Take the judges at the Toyota Cup in Tokyo, for example, who were fond enough of it to award Memmel the gold medal on that event over Romania’s Steliana Nistor and American Bridget Sloan.

Bridget Sloan, 2007 “Good Luck Beijing” International Invitational Event Finals, Floor Exercise:

[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Tg6vgWL5ah0]

Other results, courtesy of USA Gymnastics:

Uneven bars
1. Iryna Krasnianska, Ukraine, 15.650
2. Steliana Nistor, Romania, 15.550
3. Bridget Sloan, USA, 15.300
Other U.S. finish
5. Chellsie Memmel, USA, 14.800

Balance beam
1. Steliana Nistor, Romania, 15.900
2. Chellsie Memmel, USA, 15.650
3. Koko Tsurumi, Japan, 15.450

In the men’s competition, veteran Yewki Tomita put up a respectable 13.85 on high bar and a 14.55 on pommel horse.

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