Nick Bruce of the United States impressed at the FISE World Series in Chengdu ©Getty Images

Nick Bruce of the United States topped the men's BMX Freestyle Park World Cup qualification leaderboard at the International Festival of Extreme Sports (FISE) World Series in Chengdu.

Bruce scored 86.9 points at Qingshui River Park in the Chinese city. 

He progressed to tomorrow's semi-finals as the top qualifier, followed by Kevin Peraza of Mexico on 84.8 points and Rimu Nakamura of Japan on 81.8.

Qualifying also took place in the BMX Flatland World Cup, with Matthias Dandois topping the men's leaderboard with 91.25.

In second was compatriot Alex Jumelin on 90.13 and American Terry Adams on 87.75. 

There was more success for France in the men's roller freestyle park qualifiers, with Diaby Diako taking the top spot after achieving 83.

CJ Wellsmore of Australia was behind him with 81, while Joe Atkinson of Britain managed 75.75. 

Misaki Katagari of Japan dominated the women's BMX Flatland World Cup qualifying event, scoring 79.

Her nearest opponent was Julia Preuss of Germany with 65.60, while Irina Sadovnik of Austria was third with 64.13. 

Competition continues tomorrow with the BMX semi-finals, followed by the skateboard and Roller Freestyle Park World Cup finals.