Elizabeth Price and 2012 Olympic champion Kyla Ross went one-two in the all-around and led the U.S. to the team title at the Pacific Rim Championships in Richmond, B.C., on Wednesday night.
Price, a 2012 Olympic alternate who won the American Cup on March 1, scored 59.9 points combining tallies from all four apparatus. The reigning world all-around silver medalist Ross took second with 58.7. World all-around champion Simone Biles withdrew Monday, citing a shoulder injury.
The U.S. won the team title by a comfortable 14.3 points over Canada. China was third.
Price had the highest scores on uneven bars, floor exercise and the balance beam. Ross had the second-highest scores on bars, floor and beam.
They both qualified for those three event finals at the international competition, set for Saturday at the 2010 Olympic speed skating venue.
The men’s team and individual all-around competitions are Thursday.
The Pacific Rim Championships are held every two years and generally feature top U.S. Olympic prospects. Gabby Douglas, Jordyn Wieber and Ross competed in 2012.
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Lindsey Vonn continued her offseason tour by sailing with Oracle Team USA, winner of the last two America’s Cups, in the Hudson River in New York City on Thursday.
That came one day after Vonn partied with Tom Brady, Jordan Spieth and Vanilla Ice at an Under Armour party in Baltimore.
Vonn is next expected to hit Louisville for this weekend’s Kentucky Derby.
NBC Sports will present live coverage of the Louis Vuitton America’s Cup World Series from New York at 2 p.m. ET on Saturday (NBC Sports Live Extra) and Sunday (NBCSN, Live Extra).
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The Olympic flame is traversing Brazil by all sorts of means — in a pool, a hot air balloon and even via oxcart on Thursday.
The oxcart portion of the torch relay was captured on video by O Globo in Itaberai, about 170 miles west of the capital of Brasilia.
The flame arrived in Brazil on Tuesday and will conclude its journey in Rio de Janeiro on Aug. 5, with the lighting of the cauldron at the Maracanã.
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