Monday, 4 June 2018

Gymnastics | Koper World Challenge Cup - Slovenia 2018

Vietnamese gymnasts claimed two gold medals at the World Challenge Cup 2018 in Slovenia.

Le Thanh Tung and Dinh Duong Thanh became victorious after topping their respective events.

Le Thanh Tung topped the vault event to win his second World Challenge Cup title on Vault following last year's victory in Doha.

Teammate Dinh Phuong Thanh struck gold on Parallel Bars, followed by Andrei Muntean of Romania and Matteo Levantesi of Italy.

The men's event's of this challenge cup were dominated by Asian gymnasts claiming the remaining gold medals. Japanese gymnasts claimed the 4 other gold medals in floor exercise, horizontal bar, rings and pommel horse.  
Samsul Arifin and Agus Prayogo of Indonesia also competed in the men's event but were not able to advance in the finals. Their female counterpart also competed like Rifda  Irfanaluthfi who qualified in the 3 final events.
The event was held at the Arena Bonifika from May 31 to June 3.
Below are Southeast Asian gymnasts scores for this challenge cup event. 
Women's Vault
  • 5th - Rifda  Irfanaluthfi (Indonesia) 13.475  |  Finals: 12.650 (8th Placer)
  • 9th - Doan Quynh NamTran (Vietnam) 13.175

Women's Uneven Bars
  • 12th - Thi Ngoc Huong Do (Vietnam) 10.450 
  • 14th - Tienna Katelyn Nguyen (Vietnam) 10.050

Women's Beam
  • 8th - Rifda  Irfanaluthfi (Indonesia) 12.500  |  Finals: 12.750 (6th Placer)
  • 17th - Doan Quynh NamTran (Vietnam) 10.800
  • 20th - Armartiani (Indonesia) 9.500

Women's Floor Exercise
  • 4th - Rifda  Irfanaluthfi (Indonesia) 12.550  |  Finals: 12.550 (4th Placer)
  • 13th - Tienna Katelyn Nguyen (Vietnam) 11.750
  • 14th - Doan Quynh NamTran (Vietnam) 11.350
  • 17th - Armartiani (Indonesia) 10.550

Men's Floor Exercise
  • 27th - Phuong Thanh Dinh (Vietnam) 12.150
  • 30th - Thanh Tung Le (Vietnam) 11.650

Men's Pommel Horse
  • 16th - Phuong Thanh Dinh (Vietnam) 12.250
  • 19th - Ngoc Hung Phan (Vietnam) 12.150

Men's Rings
  • 9th - Phuoc Hung Pham (Vietnam) 13.550
  • 18th - Nam Dang (Vietnam) 12.600
  • 23rd - Samsul Arifin (Indonesia) 12.450

Men's Vault
  • 3rd - Thanh Tung Le (Vietnam) 14.325  |  Finals: 14.600 (Gold Medal)
  • 13th - Agus Prayogo (Indonesia) 13.625 

Men's Parallel Bars
  • 1st - Phuong Thanh Dinh (Vietnam) 15.100  | Finals: 14.950 (Gold Medal)
  • 12th - Phuoc Hung Pham (Vietnam) 13.700

Men's Horizontal Bar
  • 10th - Phuong Thanh Dinh (Vietnam) 12.950
  • 16th - Thanh Tung Le (Vietnam) 12.450