In event finals at the Russian Cup, Maria Kharenkova turned the country’s worlds team selection upside down with a silver on beam and gold on floor.
Olympic medalist Angelina Melnikova, who struggled in competition earlier this year, upset first-year senior Elena Eremina to win the 2017 Russian Cup all-around title.
Elena Eremina led all-around qualifications at the Russian Cup with a massive 57.9, the highest score in the world so far this year.
Results from the 2017 Russian Cup, held from August 21 through August 27 in Ekaterinburg, Russia.
The master team list for the 2017 World Championships, to be held from October 2 through October 8 in Montreal, Canada.
Olympians Maria Paseka and Angelina Melnikova are expected to headline this year’s world championships team for Russia, which will also include first-year seniors Elena Eremina and Anastasia Iliankova.
A recap of all four event finals at this year’s European Championships, held last weekend in Cluj-Napoca, Romania.