U.S. Trampolinists & Rhythmic Gymnasts Claim Medals, Junior Pan Am Games
Dec 4, 2021CALI, Colombia, December 4, 2021 – U.S. athletes claimed gold in men’s synchronized trampoline Saturday on the final day of the trampoline gymnastics competition at the 2021 Junior Pan American Games in Cali, Colombia. Elijah Vogel of Longmont, Colo./Elevated Trampoline Sports Academy added a silver in men’s individual trampoline, while Nayenne Pollini Ashenaffi of Reseda, Calif./Rhythmic Academy of Los Angeles and Sarah Mariotti of San Diego, Calif./Emerald City Academy of Rhythmic Gymnastics took silver and bronze, respectively, in the rhythmic gymnastics individual all-around. The U.S. rhythmic group also secured the bronze in the group all-around.
U.S. Artistic Gymnasts Earn Six Medals Day One Of Junior Pan American Games
Nov 28, 2021CALI, Colombia, November 28, 2021 – U.S. athletes claimed six medals on the first day of artistic gymnastics apparatus finals Sunday at the Junior Pan American Games in Cali, Colombia. Madray Johnson of Dallas, Texas/WOGA Gymnastics, Toby Liang of Roswell, Ga./Roswell Gymnastics, David Shamah of McKinney, Texas/WOGA Gymnastics, and Tiana Sumanasekera of Pleasanton, Calif./West Valley Gymnastics each added a second gold medal to their haul following U.S. wins in the men’s and women’s team finals at the Coliseo el Pueblo earlier in the week.
USAG Names 2021 Junior Pan American Games Women's Artistic Team
Nov 17, 2021INDIANAPOLIS, November 17, 2021 – USA Gymnastics today announced the U.S. women’s artistic team for the upcoming 2021 Junior Pan American Games. The inaugural event will be held November 25-December 5 in Cali, Colombia. The below gymnasts were named based on their performances at the November Junior National Team camp in Indianapolis.
Sunisa Lee Captures Fifth Straight U.S. Olympic Women's All-Around Title
Jul 29, 2021TOKYO, July 29, 2021 – In a back-and-forth match up that came down to the final rotation, Sunisa Lee of St. Paul, Minn., topped Rebeca Andrade of Brazil to claim Team USA’s fifth-straight Olympic women’s all-around title Thursday at the Ariake Gymnastics Centre. She joins an iconic list of U.S. Olympic all-around gold medalists that includes Mary Lou Retton (1984), Carly Patterson (2004), Nastia Liukin (2008), Gabby Douglas (2012) and Simone Biles (2016).
Metroplex Gymnast Katelyn Jong Hits Her Stride
Jul 19, 2021Katelyn Jong's apprehensiveness on beam in her early days would not be the best indicator of the junior elite gymnast that she would become today. Her transformation is the sum of incremental improvements and a one step at a time mentality.
Meet The Tokyo Bound 2021 U.S. Women's Artistic Gymnastics Olympic Team
Jun 28, 2021The five-time Olympic medalist finished first in the two-day competition overall, with a score of 118.098. Biles actually finished second on day two to Suni Lee with a 57.533, but again, won the overall meet with 118.098.
USA Gymnastics Names T&T Junior National Teams At 2021 USA Championships
Jun 27, 2021INDIANAPOLIS, June 26, 2021 – USA Gymnastics has announced the 2021 Trampoline & Tumbling Junior National Teams rosters following the conclusion of the junior competition at the 2021 USA Gymnastics Championships. Members of the Junior National Teams are listed below alphabetically by discipline.
Day 1 Of Elite USA Gymnastics Championships Underway
Jun 26, 2021ST. LOUIS, June 26, 2021 - The 2021 USA Gymnastics Championships began Friday at The Dome at America's Center in St. Louis. Laura Zeng of Libertyville, Ill./North Shore Rhythmic Gymnastics Center defended her senior rhythmic hoop title, while teammate Evita Griskenas of Orland Park, Ill./North Shore Rhythmic Gymnastics Center took the senior ball title. In the junior division, Nayenne Pollini Ashenaffi of San Diego, Calif./Rhythmic Academy of Los Angeles topped the hoop field, and Gemma Gow of Newton, Mass/Nely's School of Rhythmic Gymnastics took top honors in the ball competition.
7 U.S. Gymnasts Capture 15 Medals At 2021 Junior Pan American Championships
Jun 21, 2021GUADALAJARA, Mexico, June 21, 2021 - U.S. gymnasts competing at the 2021 Junior Pan American Championships added to their collection of hardware during Sunday's event finals, earning 15 medals across the men's and women's divisions.
Katelyn Jong Claims 2021 U.S. Gymnastics Championships Junior AA Title
Jun 7, 2021FORT WORTH, Texas, June 6, 2021 – Katelyn Jong of Allen, Texas/Metroplex Gymnastics continued to impress at the 2021 U.S. Gymnastics Championships Sunday at Dickies Arena in Fort Worth, Texas. The 2021 U.S. Classic junior all-around champion entered the day in the top spot and never looked back, earning a 107.400 across two days of competition to claim the 2021 junior all-around national championship. She also took the top spot on uneven bars.
Richard, Petrosyan Take 2021 U.S. Gymnastics Championships Junior AA Titles
Jun 6, 2021FORT WORTH, Texas, June 6, 2021 – Fred Richard of Stoughton, Mass./Massachusetts Elite Gymnastics Academy topped the all-around field in the junior 17-19-year-old division at the U.S. Championships Saturday at Dickies Arena in Fort Worth, Texas. Vahe Petrosyan of Van Nuys, Calif./Gymnastics Olympica USA claimed the top spot in the 15-16-year-old division.
Junior Men's Photo Gallery | 2021 U.S. Gymnastics Championships
Jun 6, 2021Find the 2021 U.S. Gymnastics Championships Junior Men's photo gallery. Photos by Jerome Miron of USA TODAY Sports.
Junior Women's Photo Gallery | 2021 U.S. Gymnastics Championships
Jun 5, 2021Find the 2021 U.S. Gymnastics Championships Junior Women’s photo gallery. Photos by Jerome Miron of USA TODAY Sports.
Simone Biles, Katelyn Jong Top Day 1 Of 2021 U.S. Gymnastics Championships
Jun 5, 2021FORT WORTH, Texas, June 4, 2021 – Simone Biles of Spring, Texas/World Champions Centre will take a full two-point lead into day two of the senior women’s all-around competition at the 2021 U.S. Gymnastics Championships. The six-time U.S. national champion posted a 59.550 Friday at Dickies Arena in Fort Worth, Texas, outpacing her 2019 World Championships all-around total by more than half of a point. Sunisa Lee of St. Paul, Minn./Midwest Gymnastics Center (57.350) and Jordan Chiles of Spring, Texas/World Champions Center (56.900) were second and third, respectively.
Day One: U.S. Gymnastics Championships Men's Junior & Senior Standings
Jun 4, 2021FORT WORTH, Texas, June 3, 2021 – Reigning NCAA team and all-around champion Brody Malone of Belfast, Tenn./Stanford University paced the senior all-around competition from start to finish on Day 1 of the 2021 U.S. Gymnastics Championships Thursday at Dickies Arena in Fort Worth, Texas. Malone sits atop the field with an 86.250 at the midway point of the competition. Yul Moldauer of Arvada, Colo./5280 Gymnastics (83.600) and Brandon Briones of Gilbert, Ariz./Stanford University (83.600) rounded out the top three.