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Russia overtakes China at worlds

Updated: October 16, 2010, 4:58 PM ET
Associated Press

ROTTERDAM, Netherlands -- A brilliant all-around performance by Aliya Mustafina led Russia past China and into the provisional lead of the women's team qualifying at the world gymnastics championships Saturday.

With the U.S. women still to come early Sunday, the traditional powers of Russia, China and Romania topped the standings. But there was nothing old-fashioned about 16-year-old newcomer Mustafina.

With stunning elevation on the floor and vault topped with a natural grace, she ...

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