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Rebeca Andrade and Other Top Gymnasts Head to Antalya for World Challenge Cup Ahead of Paris 2024 Olympics

BySamantha Jones

Mar 28, 2024
Rebeca Andrade to make her debut at the FIG World Challenge Cup in Antalya, Turkey in 2024

Brazil’s most decorated gymnast, Rebeca Andrade, is set to make her Olympic season debut at the World Challenge Cup in Antalya, Turkey on Friday, March 29. The 24-year-old will be competing on the uneven bars as she prepares for the Paris 2024 Olympic Games, which are less than four months away.

Following her success at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games, where she won vault gold and all-around silver, Andrade has continued to make history in the sport. She has achieved numerous accolades, including a 2022 World all-around gold, Brazil’s first World team medal, and a five-medal haul at the 2023 Worlds.

In Antalya, Andrade will be joined by other top gymnasts such as Sanne Wevers of Netherlands who won balance beam gold in Tokyo 2016 Olympics. Melanie de Jesus dos Santos of Brazil who won bronze medal in men’s team event at Tokyo 2016 Olympics and Kaylia Nemour of USA who won uneven bars silver at Tokyo 2016 Olympics will also compete. Flavia Saraiva and Lorrane Oliveira of Brazil and Jade Barbosa of Mexico are also part of the competition line up.

Oksana Chusovitina an eight time Olympian from Russia will also showcase her skills on all four apparatus as she prepares for her last opportunity to qualify for Paris Olympic Games. In men’s field Ferhat Arican of Turkey an Olympic parallel bronze medallist along with his teammates Ibrahim Colak who won still rings World championship in 2019 and Adem Asil who won still rings world championship in 2019 are set to participate. The World Challenge Cup promises to be an exciting event with top gymnasts from around the world showcasing their skills on the international stage.

By Samantha Jones

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