The U.S. men and U.S. women both won team gold medals at the 2018 Pan American Championships in Lima, Peru.
Press releases via USA Gymnastics:
LIMA, Peru, Sept. 16, 2018 – The U.S. women won the team title at the at the Senior Pan American Championships in Lima Peru, at the Polideportivo N° 1. The U.S. women tallied a 169.467 to take the gold with a 5.501-point margin. Brazil was second (163.966), and Mexico finished third (155.299). The U.S. women also won 10 medals.
The U.S. women’s team event scores were: vault, 44.099; uneven bars, 42.334; balance beam, 41.767; and floor exercise, 41.267.
The members of the U.S. Team were: Jade Carey of Phoenix, Ariz./Arizona Sunrays; Kara Eaker of Grain Valley, Missouri/ Great American Gymnastics Express; Shilese Jones of Westerville, Ohio/Future Gymnastics Academy; Grace McCallum of Isanti, Minn./Twin City Twisters; and Trinity Thomas of York, Pennsylvania/Prestige Gymnastics.
Their individual event scores are listed below.
Vault: Jones, 14.833; McCallum and Carey, 14.633
Uneven bars: Thomas, 14.167; Jones, 14.100; McCallum, 14.067
Balance beam: Eaker, 14.600; McCallum, 14.300; Thomas, 12.867
Floor exercise: Carey, 14.600; McCallum, 14.000; Eaker, 12.667
Earlier in the championships, the U.S. women also won 10 individual medals: McCallum, all-around and uneven bars gold, and vault and beam bronze; Carey, vault and floor exercise gold; Thomas, all-around and uneven bars silver; and Eaker, balance beam gold and floor exercise silver. They also qualified the USA for the 2019 Pan American Games.
LIMA, Peru, Sept. 16, 2018 – The U.S. Men’s Team won the team title at the Senior Pan American Championships in Lima Peru, at the Polideportivo N° 1. The Peru Gymnastics Federation has a live feed on its Facebook page.
The United States earned a six-event total of 246.000. In a close finish, Colombia took second at 243.999, with Brazil on their heels at 243.301. Members of the U.S. Team are: Cameron Bock of Tustin, California/University of Michigan; Spencer Goodell of Tigard, Oregon/University of Oklahoma; Riley Loos of El Dorado Hills, California/Technique Gymnastics; Kanji Oyama of Huntington Beach, California/U.S. Olympic Training Center; and Genki Suzuki of North Wales, Pennsylvania/University of Oklahoma.
In the team final, the USA’s event scores were: 42.233, floor exercise; 40.401, pommel horse; 40.633, still rings; 41.933, vault; 40.833, parallel bars; and 39.967, horizontal bar.
The U.S. Team’s scores by event were as follows.
Floor exercise: Oyama and Bock, 14.100; Loos, 14.033
Pommel horse: Bock, 13.967; Suzuki, 13.467; Oyama, 12.967
Still rings: Bock, 13.967; Oyama and Loos, 13.333
Vault: Loos, 14.267; Suzuki, 13.933; Oyama, 13.733
Parallel bars: Oyama, 13.933; Bock, 13.533; Suzuki, 13.367
Horizontal bar: Suzuki, 13.600; Bock, 13.300; Oyama, 13.067
Earlier, the USA qualified for the 2019 Pan American Games. The men’s medals were: Suzuki, pommel horse gold; Bock, pommel horse silver and all-around, floor exercise and parallel bars. bronze.