Thursday afternoon, Nina Derwael competed in the all-around final at the World Championships in Stuttgart. She was impressive and finished 5th.
Nina started her competition on uneven bars. She showed excellent work and scored 15.200, a little more than in qualifications. She was also solid on beam, showing a back handspring to a layout step out, a triple wolf turn and a Steingruber dismount for a score of 13.733.
In the third rotation Nina was first up on floor where she once again showed excellent execution and expressiveness. She scored 13.500 for a routine that included a double tuck and a triple wolf turn.
On vault she received 13.600 for her Yurchenko with a full twist. She finishes 5th with a total of 56.033.
Simone Biles won her 5th World all-around title with 58.999. Tang Xijing from China won the silver medal, Angelina Melnikova the bronze.
Result all-around final:
1. Simone Biles (USA) 58.9992. Tang Xijing (CHN) 56.899
3. Angelina Melnikova (RUS) 56.399
4. Ellie Black (CAN) 56.232
5. Nina Derwael (BEL) 56.033
6. Elisabeth Seizt (GER) 55.999
7. Flavia Saraiva (BRA) 55.732
8. Sunisa Lee (USA) 55.632
You can find the full results here.
On Saturday, Nina will defend her World title on uneven bars. The apparatus finals start at 16.00 and can be followed live on Sporza.