Japan and France are gold at the first edition of the WUG

The Budapest World Urban Games 2019 have just ended. It was a short, strong and great experience.
The last day of competitions at the Roller Freestyle Park, where also BMX races took place, has seen spectacular performances. The attending copious and warm audience was definitely excited by the show.

The first final of the day was for the girls. After thrilling runs, the Japanese rider Misaki Katayama got the first place with 78.33 points. The athlete had already clinched the silver medal at the last World Roller Games. The second place went to Spain with 75.66 points thanks to Maria Muñoz. The bronze medal was clinched by Japan with Suzuka Hyoyama scoring 73.66 points.

1. Misaki Katayama (JPN)
2. Maria Muñoz (ESP)
3. Suzuka Hyoyama (JPN)

At the end of competitions, following the semifinals of yesterday, the French skater Roman Abrate won the gold medal and the first money prize with 92.00 score. He definitely got his revenge following the WRG of Barcelona in which he got the ninth place. The swiss athlete Maxime Genoud clinched the silver medal with 90.66 score, thus improving the World’s final result (4th place). Sem Croft (NED) got the third place with 89.33 points score.

1. Roman Abrate (FRA)
2. Maxime Genoud (SUI)
3. Sem Croft (NED)

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Pics by WUG Budapest 2019