Maile O’Keefe Selected To Compete At 2018 American Cup Gymnastics Meet

Maile O’Keefe has been selected as USA’s wildcard gymnast to compete alongside Morgan Hurd, representing the U.S. at the 2018 American Cup. O’Keefe is from Las Vegas and trains with Sorin and Tammy Salcianu at the Salcianu Elite Academy of Gymnastics.

The competition will be O’Keefe’s senior debut, as she turns 16 on February 26. A two-time U.S. junior national champion, O’Keefe has been dominant on the junior elite scene, most recently winning the 2017 International Junior Competition in Yokohama, Japan.

On the men's side, Allan Bower has been chosen to compete with Yul Moldauer. 

The American Cup takes place March 3 in Chicago. Full rosters listed below.

Women

Brazil: Fabiane Brito
Canada: Brooklyn Moors
China: Mao Yi
Great Britain: Kelly Simm
Germany: Elisabeth Seitz
Japan: Mai Murakami
Netherlands: Sanna Veerman
USA: Morgan Hurd
USA: Maile O’Keefe

Men

Brazil: Francisco Barretto Junior
China: Sun Wei
Great Britain: James Hall
Germany: Philipp Herder
Japan: Kenzo Shirai
Spain: Joel Plata Rodriguez
Ukraine: Petro Pakhniuk
USA: Allan Bower
USA: Yul Moldauer

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