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From Olympic Gold to World Challenge Cup: Rebecca Andrade and the Men’s Elite in Antalya

BySamantha Nguyen

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

Rebecca Andrade, Brazil’s most decorated gymnast ever, 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. Andrade is expected to be one of the standout stars of the artistic gymnastics competition in the French capital.

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, the 2016 Olympic balance beam champion; Melanie de Jesus dos Santos, World team bronze medallist; Kaylia Nemour, uneven bars World silver medalist; Flavia Saraiva, Lorrane Oliveira and Jade Barbosa from Brazil; and Oksana Chusovitina who will be competing on all four apparatus as she prepares for her last chance to qualify for Paris Olympics.

In men’s field Ferhat Arican will compete alongside his teammates Ibrahim Colak who won still rings world championship in 1919 and Adem Asil who won still rings world championship in 2018. The event promises to be an exciting one with top gymnasts from around the world showcasing their skills on an international stage.

By Samantha Nguyen

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