Laura Casabuena gets into the final of the all-around contest of her first World Cup


The Spanish gymnast Laura Casabuena has qualified for the final of the Artistic Gymnastics World Championship, which is taking place in Liverpool (United Kingdom), while the Spanish women’s team has finished seventeenth in the team classification.

In her first participation in a World Championship, the one from Alcoi stood out in the four devices achieving the highest score of the national delegation; She scored 12,966 points on bar, 12,666 on parallel bars, 13,200 on vault and 13,200 on floor.

In total, she got 52,032 points that offered her the pass to the final on Thursday with the twenty-fourth position of the qualifiers, dominated by the Brazilian Rebeca Andrade (57,332), current Olympic champion, ahead of the Americans Shilese Jones (55,766) and Jade Carey (55,132).

For its part, Spain, with Casabuena herself, Emma Fernández, Paula Raya, Maia Llacer and Laia Masferrer, finished seventeenth (149,162) in the team classification, a competition led by the United States (167,263), and will not be in the final of the Tuesday. This Monday Néstor Abad will compete in men’s artistic gymnastics.