2012 men's J.O. National Championships Results

Cincinnati, Ohio -- Donnell Whittenburg of Baltimore Md./Ultimate Gymnastics and Marvin Kimble of Milwaukee, Wis./Swiss Turners won the Level 10 all-around titles at the 2012 Men's Junior Olympic National Championships at the Duke Energy Center in Cincinnati, Ohio. Whittenburg was the champion in the 16-18 age group while Kimble won in the 14-15 age group. Below are the champions for Levels 9 and 10.

Level 10 (16-18)
All-Around top 6:
1 Donnell Whittenburg, Ultimate Gym - MD - 88.800 / 88.750 - 177.550
2 Trevor Howard, Hocking Valley - 88.900 / 88.300 - 177.200
3 Akash Modi, Monmouth Gymnastics - 87.850 / 88.700 - 176.550
4 Timothy Wang, South Coast - 88.550 / 87.550 - 176.100
5 Dmitri Belanovski, Swiss Turners - 88.350 / 87.450 - 175.800
6 Joey Peters, Parkettes - 87.750 / 86.800 - 174.550

Floor Exercise - Trevor Howard, Columbus, Ohio/Hocking Valley - 15.600
Pommel Horse - Timothy Wang, Riverside, Calif/South Coast Gymnastics - 14.750
Still Rings - Whittenburg - 15.400
Vault - Howard - 16.850 
Parallel Bars - Howard - 15.100
High Bar - Kevin Wolting, Laguna Hills, Calif./Azarian - 14.700


Level 10 (14-15)
All-Around top 6:
1 Marvin Kimble, Milwaukee, Wis./Swiss Turners - 89.550 / 86.750 - 176.300
2 622 David Jessen Rise Gymnastics 85.700 86.850 172.550
3 117 Bobby Baker Aerial 86.250 85.600 171.850
4 267 Hunter Justus Cypress Academy 87.250 84.300 171.550
5 623 Kiwan Watts River City 86.950 84.150 171.100
6 108 Yul Moldauer 5280 Gymnastics 88.550 82.500 171.050

Floor Exercise - Colin VanWicklen, Magnolia, Texas/Cypress Academy - 15.200
Pommel Horse - Alex Yoder, Indianapolis, Ind./Indy School of Gymnastics - 14.350
Still Rings - Josiah Eng, New Berlin, Wis./Swiss Turners - 15.750
Vault - Kiwan Watts, N. Chesterfield, Va./River City - 16.200
Parallel Bars - Kimble - 14.850
High Bar - Kimble - 14.800

Level 9 (12-13)
All Around top 6:
1 Cameron Bock, SCATS - 83.150 / 79.950 - 163.100
2 Matthew Wenske, Cypress Academy - 80.650 / 82.150 - 162.800
3 Davis Grooms, Champions - TX 80.050 / 81.850 - 161.900
4 Tanner Justus, Cypress Academy - 81.800 / 79.400 - 161.200
5 Maxim Andryushenko, Lakeshore Academy 80.600 / 79.950 - 160.550
6 Favian Valdez, U.S. Gymnastics - 81.000 / 79.400 - 160.400

All-Around - Cameron Bock, Tustin, Calif./SCATS - 163.100
Floor Exercise - Bock - 14.300
Pommel Horse - Brandon Ngai, Sacramento, Calif./Byers Elk Grove - 14.000
Still Rings - Davis Grooms, Katy, Texas/Champions - 13.850
Vault - Joel Diaz, Cypress, Texas/Cypress Academy - 15.200
Parallel Bars - Bock - 14.200
High Bar - Tommy Mistretta, San Ramon, Calif./WCOGA - 13.350

USA Gymnastics Seats New Board

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INDIANAPOLIS, June 21, 2018 – At its June 20 meeting, the USA Gymnastics Interim Board of Directors confirmed the election of the new Board of Directors that was seated at the conclusion of the Interim Board’s meeting. Additionally, each of the five competitive disciplines has chosen its two representatives to serve on the newly created Programs Council. “We want to thank the Interim Board for their commitment to completing the necessary tasks of streamlining and reconstituting our Board of Directors in a short window of time,” said Kerry Perry, president and CEO of USA Gymnastics. “We look forward to working with the new Board to transform our organization to keep athlete safety and well-being as our priority and to promote a positive and empowered environment for our athletes and members to thrive and follow their dreams.” USA Gymnastics Board of Directors, as of June 20, 2018NOTE: Terms are staggered and indicated for each director.

USA & Canada Lead On Difficulty & Execution At The 2018 Junior Pan Ams

The 2018 Junior Pan American Games concluded last week in Buenos Aires, with Team USA taking home the team gold medal, in addition to multiple individual medals for Jordan Bowers, Leanne Wong, and Tori Tatum. Team Canada also took home multiple medals, including the team silver and individual medals for Zoe Allaire-Bourgie and Imogen Paterson. 

Event Finals Qualifiers - 2018 Junior Pan American Championships

Christy Ann Linder

Below are the gymnasts who qualified for the individual event finals at the 2018 Junior Pan American Championships, in Buenos Aires, Argentina. The finals will be held Friday, June 15. The top eight gymnasts on each event, with a maximum of two gymnasts per country, qualify for event finals. 

USA, Bowers Strike Gold At 2018 Junior Pan Am Championships

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2019 Nastia Liukin Cup Series Qualifying Meets Announced

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Wong, Bowers Lead Top USA Junior Women In The 2018 Pan American Champs

Christy Ann Linder

The 2018 Junior Pan American Championships takes place this week, with competition starting on June 13 and concluding on June 15 in Buenos Aires. The event includes a team final, all-around final, and event finals for both the men and women. Team USA is sending top juniors Jordan Bowers, JaFree Scott, Tori Tatum, and Leanne Wong. 

Team USA Set For Junior Pan American Championships

Team USA is set to compete at the Junior Pan American Championships this week in Buenos Aires. The men's and women's competition will be held June 13-15 and consists of a team competition as well as individual all-around and event competitions.

A New Mentality For Kyla Ross In UCLA's Title-Winning Season

Kyla Ross has competed on some of the biggest stages in elite gymnastics—the Olympic Games in London, the World Championships in Belgium and China. She was a two-time world all-around medalist and was the silver medalist at back-to-back national championships.

Opinion: The Engaged, Strategic Leadership That USA Gymnastics Needs

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For over a year now, USA Gymnastics has been operating in a state of turmoil from the backlash of Larry Nassar’s horrific crimes. What started as the largest sex abuse scandal in sports history has evolved to show major flaws in the way that the national governing body for gymnastics is run. They have been through a wave of resignations at the highest levels: the president of USAG, the national team coordinator, and the senior vice president of the Women’s Program, to name a few. 

Utah To Host 2018 American Classic And Hopes Classic

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