Philippines' Emma Malabuyo Misses Women's Floor Exercise Finals at FIG World Cup in Cottbus

Philippines’ Emma Malabuyo Misses Women’s Floor Exercise Finals at FIG World Cup in Cottbus

In the ongoing 2024 FIG World Cup in Cottbus, Philippines’ gymnast Emma Malabuyo narrowly missed out on advancing to the women’s floor exercise finals after finishing in 13th place during the qualification round.

Malabuyo, representing the Philippines, delivered a commendable performance, scoring 12.600 points. However, despite her strong effort, it was not enough to secure her a spot in the finals.

Joining Malabuyo in the competition was Levi Ruiviva, another Filipino gymnast. Ruiviva landed in 38th place with a score of 11.700 points in the qualification round.

Despite their efforts, both Malabuyo and Ruiviva fell short of qualifying for the finals in the women’s floor exercise event. Nonetheless, their participation in the prestigious FIG World Cup is a testament to their talent and dedication to the sport of gymnastics.

The FIG World Cup in Cottbus has brought together elite gymnasts from around the world to compete across various disciplines. The event serves as an important platform for athletes to showcase their skills and compete against top-tier competitors on the international stage.

While Malabuyo and Ruiviva may not have advanced to the finals, their performance demonstrates the growing presence of Filipino gymnasts in the global gymnastics community. Their participation in events like the FIG World Cup helps raise the profile of gymnastics in the Philippines and inspires aspiring athletes across the country.