Welcome to the live blog for the twelfth subdivision of women’s qualifications at the 2019 World Championships, held in Stuttgart, Germany!
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9:59 pm. I have all of the qualifiers for team, all-around, and event finals on Twitter!
9:40 pm. SO, they asked for an inquiry for Kara Eaker’s beam…and the FIG lowered it by 0.4 to take her out of the final. !!!!!!!!!!! Only Simone Biles will make it on beam from the U.S.
9:26 pm. Biles USA BB: Great on the wolf turn and her jump series. Bhs loso loso, tiniest check. Hit the back pike series. Side aerial, little check. Big pause before the dismount. Basically stuck the BILES dismount. THE BILES!!!!!!!! 14.800 (6.5, 8.300)
9:23 pm. Costa BRA FX: Dos Santos!!! WHY was she the alternate, again?! Tucked full-in with a hop back. Good double pike. Little hop back on the double tuck. Great routine.
9:20 pm. Eaker USA BB: Hit her split mount into a leap. Nice. Full Y turn, wobble. Front aerial to split ring jump to back handspring, skips out of it like a queen. Side aerial loso loso is perfect. Huge applause for that. Side somi is clean. She’s like I’m here to SAVE THIS TEAM. Switch ring is good. A baby is crying and I’m dead. Switch to switch side, little check. BRING IT HOME. 2.5 with a little hop. Perfection. 13.866 (5.8, 8.066)
9:17 pm. Saraiva BRA FX: Whip to double layout, YES GIRL. Switch full. Tucked full-in, great landing there. Switch leap to tour jeté full. 1.5 to barani. Beautiful switch ring. Double pike, excellent. She’s a superstar. 13.833 (5.5, 8.333)
No individuals from this rotation will qualify to Tokyo. 😦
9:15 pm. Lee USA BB: Hit her opening wolf turn and leap series, front aerial is clean. People are clapping along to…nothing. Off on her layout series!!!!!!!!!! NOOOOO MY HEART. Switch ring with a little bobble. Double tuck to finish. UGHHHH. I’m bummed. 13.400 (6.2, 7.200)
Ojala FIN UB: Grazed her knees on the mat on the low bar and then had a fall.
Fishwick NZL VT: I think she had an FTY but I didn’t see the landing. 13.600 (4.6, 9.000)
9:14 pm. McGregor NZL VT: Really great Yurchenko 1.5! 13.933 (5.0, 8.933)
9:12 pm. Fidelis BRA FX: Sat her arabian double front. THAIS NOOOOOOO. Tucked full-in a bit low. Hit the third pass well. Double pike with a hop back to finish.
Leinonen FIN UB: Caught her release. Hit the dismount. hit routine!
9:11 pm. Tan SGP VT: FTY, clean and solid! She had a really good day. 13.433 (4.6, 8.833)
Nieminen FIN UB: I missed this. 11.700 (4.6, 7.100)
9:10 pm. McCallum, USA, BB: hit her mount sequence, lovely as always. Triple wolf turn and a double wolf turn. Both basically perfect. Off on her side aerial loso loso. NOOOOOOOO. Front aerial is clean. Hit a leap into a full turn. Hit the dismount with a step back. 12.933 (5.5, 7.433)
9:09 pm. Flavia’s D has been increased to 5.8 bringing her score to a 13.7!!!!!!! That’s more like it JERKS
9:08 pm. Going into the final rotation, the U.S. has about a 2.5 lead over China, Biles is leading the all-around with a 44.632, Sunisa Lee is less than a tenth back at a 43.766, and then Mélanie De Jesus Dos Santos is about six tenths back from Sunisa at 43.166.
9:07 pm. Flavia Saraiva had a beam inquiry but I didn’t ever hear if they actually changed her D.
9:01 pm. Lee USA UB: Nabieva to Pak to Maloney to Bhardwaj, YAS. So good. Van Leeuwen, Great handstand before the 1.5 almost RIGHT on the bar to piked Jaeger, OMGGGGG I’m going to CRY. Stuck the full-in. I’M SOBBING. I’M DEAD. 15.000 (6.4, 8.600)
9:00 pm. Flavia’s beam score is RUDE.
8:59 pm. Biles USA UB: Weiler half to Maloney to Tkachev, toe full is good, to piked Tkachev to Pak, GREAT. The best she’s looked so far I think this entire year, especially on that toe full. Gets the van Leeuwen. ALMSOT STICKS THE FABRICHNOVA. Amazing. 14.733 (6.2, 8.533)
Costa BRA BB: Nice little scale before her side somi. Standing arabian, NICE. Wobbled on something after that but I didn’t see the skill. Switch leap to split jump. Hit her triple flight series with a bobble, and then nailed the double pike. AND SHE WAS THE ALTERNATE. This was fab.
8:58 pm. McGregor NZL FX: Memmel turn, very nice. Tucked full-in with a step. Switch to tour jeté half. 1.5 to front full with a little skid forward, I think OOB. Solid double pike. 11.700 (4.4, 7.400, -0.1)
8:57 pm. DAAAAAAYUM GRACE RE: THAT SCORE
8:54 pm. McCallum USA UB: Maloney to Tkachev (or some variation thereof, I didn’t see the entry), Downie to Pak, leg separation but caught it, YAS. Van Leeuwen is good. Toe full to full-in stuck. WELL THEN. 14.641 (6.1, 8.541)
Saraiva BRA BB: Hit the layout series and the triple series, both fabulously! Amazing switch ring. Front aerial with a slight check. Split ring jump, gorgeous. Side somi. Double pike with a step back. Brilliant. 13.400 (5.5, 7.900)
Okay, I’m NO LONGER WORRIED ABOUT AN ANDRADE-LESS BRAZIL.
8:53 pm. Tan SGP FX: Double tuck, hop back. Clean tour jeté half. 1.5 to front pike, some leg form in the 1.5. Double full, again with the leg form, step back OOB. 11.266 (4.2, 7.166, -0.1)
Lorrane Oliveira is a DNS on beam (did not start). I guess they’re fine just putting up three?
8:52 pm. Leinonen FIN VT: Handspring front pike, super low landing, but her butt doesn’t touch the mat. 12.566 (4.2, 8.366)
8:50 pm. Eaker USA UB: Nice handstand before the Church to Pak, very clean work. Arches over the handstand a bit before the van Leeuwen, but gets it, good handstand before the clearhip full, a little swayed, blind change to piked Jaeger, very nice. She’s really going for EVERY handstand. That’s where the swaying back is coming from occasionally, she’s just trying SO hard to get them perfectly straight. Double layout, excellent. KARAAAAA YOU QUEEN. 14.000 (5.5, 8.500)
Nieminen FIN VT: FTY, runs back out of it. 13.066 (4.6, 8.466)
8:49 pm. Fishwick NZL FX: I just realized Isabella Brett of New Zealand isn’t competing. 😦 I hope she’s okay. Maia starts with a double tuck with a lunge back. Hit the next pass. Double full, pretty good! Nice set. 11.766 (4.4, 7.366)
Fidelis BRA BB: Bhs loso loso, super solid. Switch to switch half, little bobble. Front aerial to split jump to back handspring, great. Side aerial, misses her footing but corrects well. Punch front. Double pike with a little hop.
8:47 pm. Ojala FIN VT: Handspring front pike, stumbled it back and sat it. 😦 11.333 (4.2, 7.733, -0.6)
8:41 pm. Oliveira BRA UB: Hit the beginning but I wasn’t typing. Front giant full to straddle Jaeger was super nice. Double front, a little cowboyed with a hop.
8:40 pm. Biles USA VT: Amanar for the second vault, huge and beautiful again, but with a big lunge forward. 15.333. Averages a 15.199 to finish behind Jade!!!
8:38 pm. Biles USA VT: Huuuuge and gorgeous Cheng with a bounce back. 15.066 (6.0, 9.366, -0.3)…I didn’t realize she went OOB!
Saraiva BRA UB: Pak, clean. Arched a handstand before the toe on to Maloney to Tkachev, really low, but gets it. Toe ful, blind change to front giant to double front, clean with a step back. YAAAAY. 12.833 (5.2, 7.633)
8:36 pm. Nieminen FIN FX: Hit the beginning passes but I wasn’t typing. The first one was stumbled OOB. Last pass was a double tuck I think, stumbled onto her butt OOB. 10.300 (4.4, 6.500, -0.6)
Tan SGP BB: Side aerial, bhs loso, both good! Hit routine. 11.633 (5.0, 6.633)
8:34 pm. Carey USA VT: Cheng, twists looked SO quick. Great vault. Hop back. 15.300 (6.0, 9.300)!!! Amanar for the second vault and it’s huge and excellent. She’s at her best on vault right now! 15.100 for this, and a 15.200 average to take the lead.
Fishwick NZL BB: Double spin, big check there. Steingruber dismount with a hop back. Stayed on I think! 11.166 (4.9, 6.266)
8:33 pm. Ojala FIN FX: Double L turn to double spin, kinda iffy coming out of it. Double pike with a step back. Clean layout full. Front layout. 11.433 (3.8, 7.633)
Fidelis BRA UB: UB: Maloney to Pak, van Leeuwen, clean. HUGE Tkachev. Blind full, a little late. Double pike with a hop to the side. Good work. 12.733 (5.1, 7.633)
8:32 pm. McCallum USA VT: Another big DTY, some ankle separation in the second twist, and a hop back. Overall great. 14.566 (5.4, 9.166)
8:27 pm. Leinonen FIN FX: Double tuck, a little low, hop back. Double full, a little low. Really low on her third pass but stands up out of it. 11.266 (4.3, 6.966)
McGregor NZL BB: Punch front tuck is great. Bhs layout, wobbles but gets it under control. Side aerial, slight check at the hips. Full Y turn, little bobble. 1.5 with a great landing and a college salute! 11.466 (4.7, 6.766)
Lee USA VT: DTY, excellent. She’s HERE TO PLAY. 14.566 (5.4, 9.166)
8:21 pm. Biles USA FX: Triple double, AMAZING. Hop back. Biles to stag, also fab, looked like she had a step OOB. Front full through to tucked full-in with a step back. Double double like it’s easy. Great landing there. FANTASTIC. 14.833 (6.6, 8.433, -0.2)
8:20 pm. SUNISA LEE IN ON FLOOR OVER JADE MY GOD
8:16 pm. Carey USA FX: Moors, pretty nicely open, hop back OOB. Full-twisting double layout, solid on that landing. Double double, step back. Looked OOB but I didn’t see the flag go up. Front tuck through to double tuck with a step back. Great routine! 14.200 (6.3, 8.100, -0.2)
Tan SGP UB: Maloney to Pak, van Leeuwen, super high double tuck, little bounce in place. Anna Li is clapping at her. 11.766 (4.2, 7.566)
8:14 pm. Ojala FIN BB: Was a bit wild on her bhs loso landing, and then fell on her side somi. Hit her leap series. Hit the dismount. 10.400 (4.0, 6.400)
Fishwick NZL UB: Blind full, bind change (leg separation) to piked Jaeger, misses the catch. Pak was nice. Maloney to bail to toe-on to toe shoot, a bit close. Hit the dismount. 11.333 (4.8, 6.533)
8:12 pm. Lee USA FX: Fab double double! Double layout is also EXCELLENT. Triple wolf turn is smooth as hell. 1.5 to front full, perfect. Tour jeté half. High double tuck with a hop back. Truly excellent. 14.200 (5.7, 8.500)!!!
8:10 pm. Saraiva BRA VT: SOLID DTY! 14.566 (5.4, 9.166)
Leinonen FIN BB: Full Y turn and side somi were nice. Off on a side aerial. 11.100 (4.7, 6.400)
McGregor NZL UB: Toe full, Maloney to bail to toe shoot, good. Toe half to piked Jaeger, ugh, hit her feet on the bar. Starts her swing again, casts to handstand, toe half, a little late, double tuck with a step forward. 10.700 (4.3, 6.400)
Costa BRA VT: FTY, not bad. Just a little iffy in the leg form, not a ton of amplitude, hop back. 13.633 (4.6, 9.033)
8:07 pm. McCallum USA FX: Double double, chest a bit low but super solid. Front layout to front double full, step forward, but don’t think she went OOB. Switch leap to switch half. Tucked full-in, super solid landing. Finishes with an open double tuck. One of her better sets in terms of landings!! 13.766 (5.6, 8.166)
Fidelis VT: FTY, good! 13.633 (4.6, 9.033)
Nieminen FIN BB: Bhs loso, a little crooked but stays on. I think she hit the rest but I missed a few moments. 11.633 (4.8, 6.833)
Barbosa BRA VT: Couldn’t see her landing but she did a DTY. I didn’t see the score!