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Gymnastics: 19-Year-Old Wins Women’s All-Japan Championship

GUNMA, Apr 14 (News On Japan) –
At the All-Japan Gymnastics Championships, which additionally function a range occasion for the Paris Olympics, 19-year-old ace gymnast Miyata Shoko clinched her first victory within the girls’s finals.

The championships, contested within the girls’s particular person all-around, reached its third day on the thirteenth in Takasaki City, Gunma Prefecture. The Japanese girls’s staff for the Paris Games will consist of 5 members, and the representatives will probably be chosen primarily based on the mixed scores from the preliminaries and finals of the All-Japan Championships, carrying these scores into the NHK Cup in May.

Miyata, who led the preliminaries on the eleventh, began sturdy by completely executing a troublesome “Yurchenko double twist” on the vault, scoring 14.333 and taking the lead on this occasion. Her second occasion, the uneven bars, which she has been specializing in, was carried out with stability, incomes her a excessive rating of 13.700, surpassing her preliminary efficiency. In her ultimate occasion, the ground train, she showcased her attribute expressive efficiency, scoring 13.166, and with none main errors throughout all 4 occasions, Miyata achieved a mixed complete of 109.798, profitable the championship with a margin of greater than two factors over second place.

The runner-up was 16-year-old Kishi Rina, who positioned eleventh ultimately 12 months’s World Championships, the very best place for the Japanese contingent, and on the thirteenth, she improved her rating by efficiently performing a troublesome “Silivas” transfer on the ground, totaling 107.463. Third place went to 15-year-old Nakamura Haruka, who received the person all-around ultimately 12 months’s World Junior Championships. She executed a collection of high-difficulty expertise on the steadiness beam, scoring a formidable 14.100, and completed with a complete of 107.131.

Source: NHK