KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Olympian Blaine Wilson (Columbus, Ohio) earned the number one spot on the 1999 World Team this evening in Municipal Auditorium with a score of 57.455 in the World Team Trials. This year’s World Championships will mark Wilson’s third time representing the United States.
“I think the best team at Worlds will be China. They’re on their home turf.”
“I feel great! I just wanted to hit six routines tonight. This was one of my first major goals and now I have accomplished making the World Championships.”
“I just knew if I kept my head together, I would have a good chance, but I knew it was going to be really close.””