the Triumphant return of the U.S.-Turner to Zurich. 26 years after the last appearance of an American couple, 30 years after the last U.S. victory Jade won Carey and All of the Bower, 37. Swiss-Cup. The four-times world Cup medal winner and the internationally inexperienced Bower defeated in the Final at the indoor stadium of the Team from the Ukraine, and underline the victory premium of CHF 25'000. For the first time in the semi-final and Final of the Pairs competition were held this year in the knockout Format.
The Swiss Duo Giulia Steingruber and Oliver Hegi failed in the semi-final to Ukraine, after both had experienced a fall. Steingruber fell in a forward somersault from the bar, Hegi missed after a rather simpler Element, the handle and slipped off the high bar. In the small Final she rehabilitated herself, won with four-tenths of a lead against the Germans, and the price of share money of 9000 francs. Steingruber was satisfied: "With such a Competition finish the season, is great." Just two months ago, the Ostschweizerin had given to her severe knee injury in the Comeback.
Not a competition of luck, the other two Swiss, Ilaria Käslin and Pablo Brägger had. After the Tessinerin was overthrown by the bar and the Eastern Swiss had goofed on the bars, took the Pair to the first device, one of the last two places – and was therefore eliminated. A change in the mode this year finished their performance in front of the home crowd suddenly: so Far, all the couples were allowed to do gymnastics at least two devices. (as)
Created: 03.11.2019, 15:35 PM