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INDIANAPOLIS, Ind., Dec. 16, 2015 – The U.S. Acrobatic Gymnastics World Team Trials competition gets underway on Dec. 19-20 at the USA Gymnastics National Team Training Center at the Karolyi Ranch, an official U.S. Olympic Training Site, in Huntsville, Texas. The trials serve as the selection event for the 2016 World Acrobatic Gymnastics Championships and World Age Group Competitions, which are scheduled for March 21-April 5 in Putian, China.

The list of participating gymnasts in the World Trials is included below. The U.S. Acro World Team will be announced on Dec. 21.

Women’s Pair
Jessica Renteria and Maren Merwarth, San Antonio, Texas/ Acrobatic Gymnastics of San Antonio

Women’s Group
Savannah Bentley/Hannah Silverman/Elise Stickley, Columbia, Md./ Emilias Acro Gymnastics and Cheer
Lonnie Garrett/Josphina Kievsky/Mila Segel, Columbia, Md./ Emilias Acro Gymnastics and Cheer

Mixed Pair
Tiffani Williams/Axel Osborne Senior, Moreno Valley, Calif./ Realis Gymnastics Academy

Men’s Group
Carson Breen/Cole Francis/Sinjin Nelson/Anel Santiago/Clermont, Fla./Defy Gravity

USA Gymnastics will also be selecting a team for the World Age Group competition.