At the World Gymnastics Championships, the United States fulfilled their favorite role in the women’s team final. Great Britain took silver for its own people, with Canada a surprise third. Belgium did not qualify for the finals.
Host nation Great Britain finished 2nd in the qualifiers. After the first cycle, the British were in 2nd place, with the US having already closed a gap on top.
American gymnasts dominated the vault and uneven bars first. In the final floor exercise, Olympic champions Jade Carey and Jordan Chiles put the icing on the cake.
For the USA, this is the 8th world title in the team finals and the 6th in a row. And that’s without Simone Biles and Sunisa Lee.
Great Britain did not relinquish the silver after Jessica Kadyrova’s excellent floor exercise.
The surprise of the evening was Canada, which took bronze. Canadian gymnasts shed tears of joy.
The result of the team finals.
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