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Rosie MacLennan advances to final at Trampoline World Cup

Rosie MacLennan was one of three Canadians to place in the top 10 Friday in prelims at the first Trampoline World Cup event of the season.

3 Canadians in top 10 after preliminaries

Rosie MacLennan is part of a strong Canadian trampoline team competing in the season-opening World Cup event. (Twitter)

King City, Ont. native Rosie MacLennan was among three Canadians to place in the top 10 in the preliminaries of the first Trampoline World Cup event of the season in St. Petersburg, Russia on Friday.

MacLennan, who has already qualified for the Pan Am Games, finished third to advance to Saturday's final by recording a combined score of 101.325 points for her compulsory and optional routines.

China's Li Dan placed first with a score of 103.485, while teammate Zhong Xingping was second with 101.325 points.

Toronto's Samantha Smith earned a score 98.645 to finish seventh and solidify Canada's second spot in the eight-woman final.

Keegan and Kyle Soehn of Red Deer, Alta., placed 23rd and 24th respectively in a field of 64 competitors in men's trampoline.

All three Canadians made it to the finals in the tumbling competition, with Raphaëlle Villotte of Montreal and Erin Templeton of Regina placing fifth and seventh in the women's event and Jon Schwaiger of Burlington, Ont., qualifying with a seventh-place finish on the men's side.
 

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