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Cuban gymnasts win five medals in 2017 Mexico Open

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Cuban gymnasts win five medals in 2017 Mexico OpenHAVANA, Cuba, Nov 27 (acn) Cuban gymnasts Manrique Larduet and Yesenia Ferra won five medals, including three titles, at the 2017 Mexico Open, reported Granma newspaper.

Larduet had a tremendous performance when winning the scepters in horizontal bar and rings events in the men´s contest, and was silver medalist in parallel bars and the all-around event.
According to the official website of the competition, Larduet totaled 58,467 units in the all-around event and was surpassed by Russian Nikita Nagorny (59,190), while Turkish Ahmet Onder (55,794) ranked third.
Meanwhile, in the women´s event, the also Cuban Yesenia Ferrera won the all-around event with 40,400 points surpassing the multi-world and Olympic medalists Romanian Catalina Ponor (40,300) and Russian Angelina Melnikova (40,050), in that order.
Ferrera thus proved when she is focused, she can face and even beat high-level rivals, especially in the events of uneven bars, floor and vault.

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