picture of 2021 American Classic and Hopes Classic

Completed · Apr 23-24, 2021

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Results


Hopes Classic | 11-12

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INDIANAPOLIS, April 23, 2021 – Claire Pease of Sunnyvale, Texas/WOGA Gymnastics notched the top score on all four apparatus en route to the all-around title in the 11-12 year-old division at the 2021 Hopes Classic Friday in Indianapolis. In the 13-14 year-old division, Myli Lew of Belmont, Calif./San Mateo Gymnastics claimed the high score in the all-around with a competition-high 52.050. Lew also topped the field on the uneven bars, balance beam and floor exercise. Carsyn Coleman of Corona, Calif./Precision Gymnastics led the way on vault.

Pease’s 51.450 in the all-around outpaced Allyn Damelio of San Mateo, Calif./San Mateo Gymnastics (49.650) and Quinn Harris of Maineville, Ohio/Cincinnati Gymnastics (48.200) who rounded out the top three 11-12 year-old finishers. Lew edged 13-14 year-old division runner up Kieryn Finnell of Pittsford, N.Y./Rochester Gymnastics Academy (51.600). Brynn Torry of Yorktown, Va./World Class Gymnastics was third with 50.550.

Based on their all-around scores, nine gymnasts in the 11-12 year-old division qualified to compete at next month’s GK Hopes Championships, which will be held May 21 at the Indiana Convention Center in Indianapolis: Charleigh Bullock of Spotsylvania, Va./Capital Gymnastics National Training Center; Damelio; Addy Fulcher of Dallas, N.C./First in Flight; Sadie Goldberg of Columbus, Ohio/Buckeye Gymnastics; Harris; Pease; Mia Puig of Miami, Fla./International Gymnastics Training Center; Tyler Turner of San Jose, Calif./Airborne Gymnastics Training Center; and Camie Westerman of Frederick, Md./Hill’s Gymnastics.

An additional 17 gymnasts from the 13-14 year-old division will also advance to the 2021 GK Hopes Championships: Hailey Avellar of Seattle, Wash./Ascend Gymnastics Center; Dulcy Caylor of Irving, Texas/Texas Dreams Gymnastics; Payton Chandler, of Frisco, Texas/Metroplex Gymnastics; Coleman; Nicole Desmond of Wind Gap, Pa./First State Gymnastics; Anabelle Dewey of Mount Juliet, Tenn./E.T.C. Gymnastics; Finnell; Emerson Fisk of Valrico, Fla./Golden City Gymnastics; Jayla Hang of Bellevue, Wash./Ascend Gymnastics Center; Kaitlynd Kastl of Forney, Texas/Metroplex Gymnastics; Lew; Jolyn Sicat Valeros of Chino Hills, Calif./Sokol Elite Gymnastics; Audrey Snyder of Annapolis, Md./First State Gymnastics; Sydney Snyder of Annapolis, Md./First State Gymnastics; Anna Tava of Hackettstown, N.J./U.S. Gymnastics Development Center; Torry; and Carly Weinberg of Westerville, Ohio/Buckeye Gymnastics.

USA Gymnastics. Based in Indianapolis, USA Gymnastics is the national governing body for gymnastics in the United States, encompassing seven disciplines: women’s gymnastics, men’s gymnastics, trampoline and tumbling, rhythmic gymnastics, acrobatic gymnastics, gymnastics for all (a.k.a. group gymnastics) and, most recently, parkour. USA Gymnastics sets the rules and policies that govern the sport of gymnastics, including selecting and training the U.S. Gymnastics Teams for the Olympics and World Championships; promoting and developing gymnastics on the grassroots and national levels, as well as a safe, empowered and positive training environment; and serving as a resource and educational center for the more than 200,000 members, clubs, fans and gymnasts throughout the United States. The organization is deeply committed to creating a culture that encourages and supports its athletes and focuses on its highest priority: the safety and well-being of athletes and our community.


Hopes Classics | 13-14

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INDIANAPOLIS, April 23, 2021 – Claire Pease of Sunnyvale, Texas/WOGA Gymnastics notched the top score on all four apparatus en route to the all-around title in the 11-12 year-old division at the 2021 Hopes Classic Friday in Indianapolis. In the 13-14 year-old division, Myli Lew of Belmont, Calif./San Mateo Gymnastics claimed the high score in the all-around with a competition-high 52.050. Lew also topped the field on the uneven bars, balance beam and floor exercise. Carsyn Coleman of Corona, Calif./Precision Gymnastics led the way on vault.

 Pease’s 51.450 in the all-around outpaced Allyn Damelio of San Mateo, Calif./San Mateo Gymnastics (49.650) and Quinn Harris of Maineville, Ohio/Cincinnati Gymnastics (48.200) who rounded out the top three 11-12 year-old finishers. Lew edged 13-14 year-old division runner up Kieryn Finnell of Pittsford, N.Y./Rochester Gymnastics Academy (51.600). Brynn Torry of Yorktown, Va./World Class Gymnastics was third with 50.550.

Based on their all-around scores, nine gymnasts in the 11-12 year-old division qualified to compete at next month’s GK Hopes Championships, which will be held May 21 at the Indiana Convention Center in Indianapolis: Charleigh Bullock of Spotsylvania, Va./Capital Gymnastics National Training Center; Damelio; Addy Fulcher of Dallas, N.C./First in Flight; Sadie Goldberg of Columbus, Ohio/Buckeye Gymnastics; Harris; Pease; Mia Puig of Miami, Fla./International Gymnastics Training Center; Tyler Turner of San Jose, Calif./Airborne Gymnastics Training Center; and Camie Westerman of Frederick, Md./Hill’s Gymnastics.

An additional 17 gymnasts from the 13-14 year-old division will also advance to the 2021 GK Hopes Championships: Hailey Avellar of Seattle, Wash./Ascend Gymnastics Center; Dulcy Caylor of Irving, Texas/Texas Dreams Gymnastics; Payton Chandler, of Frisco, Texas/Metroplex Gymnastics; Coleman; Nicole Desmond of Wind Gap, Pa./First State Gymnastics; Anabelle Dewey of Mount Juliet, Tenn./E.T.C. Gymnastics; Finnell; Emerson Fisk of Valrico, Fla./Golden City Gymnastics; Jayla Hang of Bellevue, Wash./Ascend Gymnastics Center; Kaitlynd Kastl of Forney, Texas/Metroplex Gymnastics; Lew; Jolyn Sicat Valeros of Chino Hills, Calif./Sokol Elite Gymnastics; Audrey Snyder of Annapolis, Md./First State Gymnastics; Sydney Snyder of Annapolis, Md./First State Gymnastics; Anna Tava of Hackettstown, N.J./U.S. Gymnastics Development Center; Torry; and Carly Weinberg of Westerville, Ohio/Buckeye Gymnastics.

USA Gymnastics. Based in Indianapolis, USA Gymnastics is the national governing body for gymnastics in the United States, encompassing seven disciplines: women’s gymnastics, men’s gymnastics, trampoline and tumbling, rhythmic gymnastics, acrobatic gymnastics, gymnastics for all (a.k.a. group gymnastics) and, most recently, parkour. USA Gymnastics sets the rules and policies that govern the sport of gymnastics, including selecting and training the U.S. Gymnastics Teams for the Olympics and World Championships; promoting and developing gymnastics on the grassroots and national levels, as well as a safe, empowered and positive training environment; and serving as a resource and educational center for the more than 200,000 members, clubs, fans and gymnasts throughout the United States. The organization is deeply committed to creating a culture that encourages and supports its athletes and focuses on its highest priority: the safety and well-being of athletes and our community.


American Classic | Junior Elite

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INDIANAPOLIS, April 24, 2021 – Kailin Chio of Henderson, Nev./Gymcats Gymnastics topped the field in the junior all-around competition at the 2021 American Classic Saturday in Indianapolis. Chio (53.650) finished more than two points ahead of runner up Ella Murphy of Frisco, Texas/WOGA Gymnastics (51.500) and her WOGA teammate Madray Johnson of Dallas, Texas, who was third with a 51.350.

Six junior gymnasts met the all-around qualifying score of 51.000 for this year’s U.S. Gymnastics Championships, which will take place June 3-6 in Fort Worth, Texas: Chio; Johnson; Avery King of Dallas, Texas, WOGA Gymnastics; Murphy; Azaraya Ra-Akbar of Columbia, Md./World Class Gymnastics; and Gabriella Van Frayen of Lewis Center, Ohio/Gym X-Treme.

Chio took top honors on vault (14.250) and uneven bars (13.250). Katelyn Jong of Allen, Texas/Metroplex Gymnastics earned the high score on balance beam with a 13.600. Tiana Sumanasekera of Pleasanton, Calif./West Valley Gymnastics School notched a 13.150 on floor exercise to lead all competitors.

USA Gymnastics. Based in Indianapolis, USA Gymnastics is the national governing body for gymnastics in the United States, encompassing seven disciplines: women’s gymnastics, men’s gymnastics, trampoline and tumbling, rhythmic gymnastics, acrobatic gymnastics, gymnastics for all (a.k.a. group gymnastics) and, most recently, parkour. USA Gymnastics sets the rules and policies that govern the sport of gymnastics, including selecting and training the U.S. Gymnastics Teams for the Olympics and World Championships; promoting and developing gymnastics on the grassroots and national levels, as well as a safe, empowered and positive training environment; and serving as a resource and educational center for the more than 200,000 members, clubs, fans and gymnasts throughout the United States. The organization is deeply committed to creating a culture that encourages and supports its athletes and focuses on its highest priority: the safety and well-being of athletes and our community.


American Classic | Senior Elite

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See the meet scores from the 2021 American Classic Senior Elite.