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2013 Mexico Open
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City

Acapulco, Mexico

Dates

November 28-30

Venue

The Fairmont Acapulco Princess

Junior Team Gold Medalist

USA

Junior All-Around Gold Medalist

Bailie Key (USA)

Senior All-Around Gold Medalist

Roxana Popa Nedelcu (ESP)

Preceded by

2012 Mexico Open

Succeeded by

2014 Mexico Open

The 2013 Mexico Open was held on November 28-30 in Acapulco, Mexico.

Format of Competition

Two events were held per day, with vault and uneven bars on day one, and balance beam and floor exercise on day two. The combined total from both days of competition would be the gymnast's all-around score.

For the first time, there was also a junior tournament, separate from the seniors, where the team and all-around competition were contested, with the "two-per-country" rule in place in the all-around.

Competition Schedule

November 28 Junior Team & All-Around
November 29 Senior All-Around (VT, UB)
November 30 Senior All-Around (BB, FX)

List of Competitors

Seniors

Russia's Ksenia Afanasyeva, USA's Elizabeth Price, Italy's Elisa Meneghini, Mexico's Amaranta Torres, Brazil's Jade Barbosa, and Ukraine's Krystyna Sankova were originally slated to compete but withdrew. Afanasyeva was replaced by Shelgunova, Meneghini by Deagostini, Sankova by Kysla, Price by Ernst, Amaranta Torres by Karla Torres, and Barbosa by Valentin.[1]

Juniors

Brazil's Rebeca Andrade and USA's Nia Dennis and Amelia Hundley were initially slated to compete,[2] but withdrew. Andrade was replaced by Pedro, and Dennis and Hundley were replaced by Hults and Gaskins.[3][4]

Results

Juniors

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Team Flag of the United States of America USA

Emily Gaskins
Laurie Hernandez
Nica Hults
Bailie Key

Flag of Brazil Brazil

Carolyne Pedro
Milena Martins
Raquel Silva
Tamires Veiga

Flag of Mexico Mexico 1

Nicolle Castro
Paulina Campos
Andrea Gonzalez
Cinthia Ruiz

All-Around Flag of the United States of America Bailie Key
United States of America (USA)
Flag of the United States of America Laurie Hernandez
United States of America (USA)
Flag of Brazil Milena Martins
Brazil (BRA)

Seniors

Rank Athlete Country VT UB BB FX Total
1st Roxana Popa Nedelcu Flag of Spain ESP 15.100 13.700 13.950 14.600 57.350
2nd Peyton Ernst Flag of the United States of America USA 15.100 14.450 14.100 13.500 57.150
3rd Oksana Chusovitina Flag of Uzbekistan UZB 15.000 13.850 14.000 12.950 55.800
4 Evgeniya Shelgunova Flag of Russia RUS 13.750 13.450 13.850 13.700 54.750
5 Angelina Kysla Flag of Ukraine UKR 13.700 13.750 12.900 13.350 53.700
6 Francesca Deagostini Flag of Italy ITA 13.550 12.250 13.450 13.450 52.700
7 Karla Torres Flag of Mexico MEX 13.950 12.800 12.350 12.300 51.400
8 Zeng Siqi Flag of China CHN 12.950 13.250 12.000 12.550 50.750
9 Mariana Valentin Flag of Brazil BRA 13.650 12.500 12.550 12.000 50.700
10 Sabrina Gill Flag of Canada CAN 13.900 12.050 12.050 12.200 50.200
- Maggie Nichols* Flag of the United States of America USA 15.250 14.250 13.200 14.600 57.300

*Nichols initially placed second in the all-around, however, since only one gymnast per country could place in the all-around, and Ernst was brought in specifically to replace an American gymnast, Ernst was bumped up to second place and Chusovitina to third.

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