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Filipina gymnast Ruivivar books Olympics spot
Filipina gymnast Ruivivar books Olympics spot
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Filipina gymnast Ruivivar books Olympics spot
by Kristan Carag22 April 2024
Photo Credits: dohagym.com

The Philippines now has three gymnasts who will compete in the 2024 Olympics in Paris, France.

Levi Ruivivar grabbed a ticket to the Paris Games after winning the silver medal in the uneven bars event of the the 2024 FIG Artistic Gymnastics World Cup series in Doha, Qatar on Friday, April 19.

The Filipina gymnast finished with a total score of 13.633 points for a second place finish while Kaylia Nemour of Algeria ruled the event with a score of 15.366 points, and Alena Tsitavets of Belarus grabbed the bronze medal with a score 13.600 points.

Ruivivar joins fellow gymnasts Aleah Finnegan, and Carlos Yulo as the representatives of the Philippines in the artistic gymnastics events of the Olympics, which will formally open on July 26.

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Philippine Olympic Committee (POC) confirmed on Saturday, April 20, that Ruivivar qualified for the Paris Games.

"(Ruivivar) is set to join the ranks of elite female gymnasts, following the path laid by Aleah Finnegan, and will be the third gymnast overall to represent the Philippines alongside Carlos Yulo," POC said in a Facebook post.

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