DOHA, QATAR – Alabama gymnast Shallon Olsen made a splash during the qualifying round of the 2018 FIG Artistic Gymnastics World Championships in Doha, Qatar, this week.
Olsen helped lead Canada to the finals of the team competition, which will be Tuesday. Team Canada is in fourth place after the qualifying round, just behind China. The United States finished first, Russia is second and Brazil rounds out the top five.
Olsen, a 2016 Olympian, is in second place in the vault after qualifying for event finals with a score of 14.55. The United States’ Simone Biles has the lead in the vault after scoring a 15.67 during qualifying.
Individual event finals are Friday and Saturday.