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Spain Reigns in Ipswich
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The Spanish women won nine of 12 apparatus medals Sunday as the tri-meet with Great Britain and Portugal concluded in Ipswich, England. Pictured: Beatriz Cuesta

The Spanish women swept the event titles Sunday as the tri-meet with Great Britain and Portugal concluded in Ipswich, England.

With British Olympians Beth Tweddle and Hannah Whelan sitting out Sunday's meet, the Spanish women won nine of the 12 medals.

The Spanish women's rejeuvenated squad included first-year seniors Claudia Menéndez (gold on vault and floor exercise), María Paula Vargas (gold on uneven bars and silver on floor exercise) and Beatriz Cuesta (silver on bars and bronze on floor exercise).

Ainhoa Carmona, 19, won the balance beam title over Spanish national champion Ana María Izurieta.

Commonwealth Games champion Imogen Cairns had the best result for the British with the silver medal on vault.

The British women next head to Romania for a training camp and to compete as guests at the upcoming Romanian nationals in Onesti.

External Link: British Gymnastics

2011 Great Britain vs. Portugal vs. Spain
Aug. 21, Ipswich, England

Vault FinalDNDScoreAverage
1.Claudia Menéndez5.814.90014.300
2.Imogen Cairns5.314.70014.100
3.Niamh Rippin5.313.80013.700
4.Jennifer Pinches5.013.65013.525
5.Zoi Lima4.412.95011.275

Uneven Bars FinalDNDScore
1.María Paula Vargas5.814.000
2.Beatriz Cuesta5.213.750
2.Claudia Vila5.413.750
4.Ekaterina Kislinskaya4.912.900
5.Elizabeth Beddoe4.812.800
5.Laura Edwards5.312.800
7.Niamh Rippin4.312.400

Balance Beam FinalDNDScore
1.Ainhoa Carmona5.713.250
2.Ana María Izurieta5.713.050
3.Laura Edwards5.113.000
4.Jennifer Pinches4.712.750
5.Silvia Colussi-Pelaez5.512.200
6.Imogen Cairns4.811.950
7.Alexandra Choon4.811.550

Floor Exercise FinalDNDScore
1.Claudia Menéndez5.613.800
2.María Paula Vargas5.513.700
3.Beatriz Cuesta5.113.050
4.Laura Edwards5.212.400
5.Zoi Lima4.70.112.250
6.Jocelyn Hunt5.10.112.150
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