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STUTTGART, Germany — Angelina Melnikova made the best out of a hairy situation.
The Russian has the top qualifying score on floor exercise so far at the world gymnastics championships despite her hair coming loose from her bun during a tumbling pass. Her long braid swished and swayed for the rest of the routine, occasionally hitting her in the face.
“When I was coming up to floor, I checked my bun and thought about whether I should re-do it, but I decided not to,” Melnikova said. “The rest of the floor routine, I was just thinking about my hair, that it didn’t get