GLASGOW, Great Britain, Oct. 31, 2015 – Madison Kocian of Dallas/WOGA, shared the uneven bars gold medal as part of a four-way tie during the first of two days of apparatus finals at the 2015 World Gymnastics Championships at the SSE Hydro Arena in Glasgow, Great Britain.
On the uneven bars, Kocian connected a toe-on Shaposhnikova to Pak to stalder Shaposhnikova-half. Dismounting with a stalder full pirouette to tucked full-out, she posted 15.366 to share the gold medal with Russia’s Victoria Komova and Daria Spiridonova, and China’s Fan Yilin. Gabrielle Douglas of Virginia Beach, Va./Buckeye Gymnastics, delivered a clean routine with her trademark, sky-high piked Tkatchev directly to Pak salto. She nearly stuck her double layout dismount for a 15.133 for fifth place.