HANGZHOU—Kursten Rogue Lopez finished 13th in the finals of the women’s all-around event Wednesday leaving Charlie Manzano as the remaining medal hope in gymnastics in the 19th Asian Games.
The 17-year-old Lopez finished with a total of 44.331 points to wind up 13th among 17 finalists.
She scored 12.166 in vault, 10.033 in uneven bars, 11.366 in balance beam and 10.766 in floor exercise.
China’s Zuo Tong won gold with 54.565 followed by Japan’s Mana Okamura with 52.898 and Korea’s Kim Sujong with 51.466.
Manzano sees action in the vault final starting at 2:30 p.m. Thursday.
“We’ve happy with what Kursten did. In our previous evaluation, we thought she would finish in 14th place. During the qualifications, she ranked No. 18 but in the finals she finished in 13th place,” said Gymnastics Association of the Philippine deputy secretary-general Rowena Bautista.
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