Monday, October 2, 2023

Alexa Moreno wins the gold medal at the World Gymnastics Championships in France

Alexa Moreno Mexican gymnast, won the gold medal in World Artistic Gymnastics Championships which takes place in Paris, France. This competition took place in the same city that will host the 2024 Olympics.

Alexa, originally from Mexicali, Baja California and at the age of 29 he achieved the highest score in the jumping test with 14.075. She beat the Australian gymnast Georgia Godwin, which reached 13,850, and the French Coline Devillard, with 13,800. Another notable Mexican participant Ahtziri Sandoval achieved a score of 13.525, placing fourth.

In 2018 Alexa took part World Artistic Gymnastics Championships and won the bronze medal in show jumping. After his participation in Olympic Games in Tokyo, Alexa took several months off and even considered retiring from gymnastics. In 2021, the gymnast had to undergo multiple operations due to a torn rotator cuff in her shoulder and also had to undergo joint cleaning on her ankles. In parallel with her recovery, Alexa ended her career as an architect at the University of Valle de México in Mexicali in December 2021. In 2022, he published a book titled “Unique and Extraordinary.”

Although he has not confirmed his participation Olympic Games Paris 2024, His track record suggests he may be heading for his third Olympics, having competed previously Rio 2016 and Tokyo 2020. In Tokyo he came very close to a medal, finishing fourth in the vault final. If he performs well at the upcoming World Artistic Gymnastics Championships in Belgium and the 2023 Pan American Games in Chile, he could secure a spot for Paris 2024.

In July, before the World Championships in Belgium, Alexa trained for two weeks in Houston with American medalist Simone Biles.

Alexa Moreno adds another medal at the World Championships in France

Talented Mexican gymnast Alexa Moreno continues to celebrate success at the 2023 World Gymnastics Championships. After winning the gold medal in the vault competition, Alexa added a new medal to her collection: a bronze medal in the floor competition during the World Championships in France.

In the final of this discipline, Alexa achieved a score of 13,300. This brand took third place and was only surpassed by the French Melanie de Jesus Dos Santos who won gold with a score of 13.650, and the Brazilian Jade Barbosa who took silver with 13,400 points.

The other Mexican representative, Cassandra Loustalot He also performed excellently in this test and came in fifth place with a score of 12,900. Cassandra was topped by Brazilian Flavia Saraiva alongside Alexa, Melanie and Jade.

With these successes under her belt, Alexa Moreno has already set her sights on her next competition, which will take place at the World Championships in Belgium.

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