Qualifiers: 2017 Hopes Championships

The Hopes Classic was held this weekend in Huntsville, Texas, and rising elite stars competed for a spot at the Hopes Championships in Hoffman Estates, Illinois, on July 28. 

Hopes Classic Roster


The top 18 athletes in both Hopes age groups (10-11 and 12-13) had the opportunity to advance to the Hopes Championship if they achieved the minimum qualifying score -- 45.0 for 10-11-year-olds and and 48.0 for 12-13-year-olds. Fourteen athletes qualified from the 10-11 age group, opening up extra spots in the 12-13 age group for those who achieved the minimum score.

Thirty-five gymnasts qualified for the Hopes Championships. Check them out below.


10-11 age division (14 qualified)
Kaliya Lincoln, Hayword, Calif./Airborne Gymnastics
Kailin Chio, Henderson, Nev./Gymcats
Lundyn Vandertoolen, Salt Lake City/Olympus Gymnastics
Azaraya Ra-Akbar, Ellicott City, Md./Hill's Gymnastics
Joscelyn Roberson, Texarkana, Texas/North East Texas Elite Gymnastics
Mia Viola, Rochester, N.Y./Rochester Gymnastics Academy
Ryan Fuller, Knightsen, Calif./San Mateo Gymnastics
Levi Jung-Ruivivar, Van Nuys, Calif./Paramount Elite Gymnastics
Kaylee Wilson, Murrieta, Calif./Paramount Elite Gymnastics
Amalia Wyatt, Oak Hill, Va./Capital Gymnastics
Karleigh DiCello, Boyds, Md./Hill's Gymnastics
Chloe Cho, Simi Valley, Calif./GymJam Academy
Riley Harris, Belleville, Mich./World Champions Centre
Analisa Lopez, San Antonio/United Gymnastics Academy 

12-13 age division (21 qualified)
Sophia Butler, Houston/Discover Gymnastics
Mya Witte, Greenacres, Fla./Genie's Gymnastics
Calvary Swaney, York, S.C./First in Flight
Katelyn Rosen, Boerne, Texas/Olympia Hills Gymnastics
Karis German, Omaha, Neb./World Champions Centre
Ui Soma, Honolulu/San Mateo Gymnastics
Caitlin Smith, Houston/Stars Gymnastics
Ava Siegfeldt, Hampton, Va./World Class Gymnastics
Sydney Morris, Bowie, Md./1st Class Gymnastics
Jamie Wright, Williamsburg, Va./World Class Gymnastics
Samantha Wu, Cupertino, Calif./West Valley Gymnastics
Claire Dean, Oakland, Calif., Head of Heels
Chavala Shepard, Bentonville, Ark., Hopes and Dreams
Jamison Sears, Yorktown, Va./World Class Gymnastics
Alyssa Arana, Miami/Universal Gymnastics
Kaylen Morgan, Charlotte, N.C./Everest Gymnastics
Hailey John, Sanford, Fla./Orlando Metro Gymnastics
Rayna Light, Brandon, Fla./Golden City Gymnastics
Reese Drotar, Los Gatos, Calif./Airborne Gymnastics
Samantha Brogden, Boerne, Texas/Love Gymnastics
Gabriella Ladanyi, La Porte, Texas/Stars Gymnastics

ROSTERS: 2017 American Classic & Hopes Classic
RESULTS: 2017 Hopes Classic
RESULTS: 2017 American Classic - Junior Competition
RESULTS: 2017 American Classic - Senior Competition

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