During the first day of qualifications at the 42nd Turnier der Meister, the German gymnastics team (DTB) managed to qualify 4 athletes for this weekends finals. Those four slots were split evenly across the mens and womens teams.
Elisabeth Seitz won the qualification in the womens uneven bar with a cleanly exectued routine. She achieved a score of 14.750 points, beating out Jiaqi Lyu (14.700) and Chengyu Wang (14.450) of China. Michelle Timm came in 18th place with 12.200 points.
Michelle Timm then qualified 6th in the womens vault competition with an average of 13.525 points. The vault competition only saw 7 competitors however, meaning all gymnasts had effectively qualified before the start oft the competition. The qualification was won by the 42 year old German-Uzbek Oksana Chusovitina, who is aiming to win her 11th title (15th overall) in the vault competition at her 18th Turnier der Meister.
The DTB had two competitiors in the mens rings final. Marcel Nguyen (14.700) came second behind Peng Ley of China. Andreas Toba (13.933) qualified in 8th place.
Both Toba (19th) and Ivan Rittschick (15.) had little chances to qualify for this weekends pommel horse final amidst a highly competitive field. The qualifying was ultimately won by Junwen Wang of China with an excellent score of 15.100.
Felix Remuta narrowly missed qualifying for the floor final in 9th place with a score of 13.066 points. Lucas Herrmann had an unfortunate day, with multiple mistakes and panelties for leaving the competition area, leaving him with a score of 10.033 points in 23rd place.