© Grace Chiu

GUADALAJARA, Mexico, Oct. 24, 2011 – Based on scores in the team finals, five members of the U.S. Women’s Team qualified for the all-around and individual finals at the 2011 Pan American Games at the Nissan Gymnastics Stadium in the Lopez Mateos Sports Complex. The women’s all-around is at 1 p.m. CT on Oct. 26, and the individual event finals are Oct. 27-28.

Here are the gymnasts who will be competing in the individual event finals.


  • Bridgette Caquatto, Naperville, Ill./Legacy Elite Gymnastics LLC
  • Brandie Jay, Ft. Collins, Colo./GK Gymnastics


  • Brandie Jay, Ft. Collins, Colo./GK Gymnastics

Uneven bars

  • Bridgette Caquatto, Naperville, Ill./Legacy Elite Gymnastics LLC
  • Shawn Johnson, West Des Moines, Iowa/Chow’s Gymnastics and Dance Institute

Balance beam

  • Third reserve athlete: Jessie DeZiel, Rogers, Minn./Twin City Twisters

Floor exercise

  • Jessie DeZiel, Rogers, Minn./Twin City Twisters

Based on performances in the team finals, the top 24 gymnasts advance to the all-around finals, and the eight highest-ranking gymnasts for each event will compete in the individual event finals. There is a limit of two gymnasts per country in the all-around and individual event finals. Qualification round scores do not carry forward to the finals. But for the two per country maximum, the USA’s Sloan and Jay would have qualified for the uneven bars final, and McLaughlin for the all-around finals.

The finals schedule is: Oct. 25, men’s team; Oct. 26, women’s and men’s all-around; and Oct. 27-28, individual events.

The members of the U.S. men’s team are: Donothan Bailey of Lake Forest, Calif./University of California-Berkeley; C.J. Maestas of Corrales, N.M./University of Illinois; Sho Nakamori of Albany, Calif./Champions Academy; Tyler Mizoguchi of Houston, Texas/University of Illinois; Paul Ruggeri of Manlius, N.Y; and Brandon Wynn of Columbus, Ohio/Team Hilton HHonors (Ohio State University). The team champions, as well as the finalists for the all-around and individual event finals, will be determined at the conclusion of the second subdivision.


Competition schedule
All times Eastern

Oct. 25 2:00-7:30 P.M. Men’s team finals; qualifications for all- around, individual event finals
    (U.S., Sub 1, 2:00-4:30 p.m.)
Oct. 26 2:00-4:00 P.M. Women’s all-around finals
  6:30-9:00 P.M. Men’s all-around finals
Oct. 27 2:00- 5:00 P.M. Individual event finals
    Men: floor exercise, pommel horse still rings
    Women: vault, uneven bars
Oct. 28 2:00-5:00 P.M. Individual event finals
    Men: vault, parallel bars, horizontal bar
    Women: balance beam, floor exercise


Ways to follow the excitement of the Pan American Games in the U.S.

  • TV broadcast

    • ESPN Deportes, U.S. rights holder of the 2011 Pan American Games, is showing between 90-120 hours of live and exclusive footage on both Deportes and ESPN3. The network has been broadcasting a minimum of three hours of live coverage featuring the top events each day and will continue to do so throughout the Closing Ceremony. Coverage will feature a wide range of competitions including baseball, basketball, boxing, soccer, swimming, track & field, volleyball and several others.
    • Live events may not be seen in some areas and the schedule is subject to change. All listed times are Eastern. View the ESPN Deportes broadcast schedule here.
    • ESPN2 is also airing the Pan American Games with 20 hours of English-language coverage throughout the event. View the schedule here.


  • Live internet streaming – Fans can watch select events live at deportes.terra.com.

  • Results

    • To view daily schedules and get results from all Pan American Games competitions, visit info.guadalajara2011.org.mx.
    • ESPNDeportes.com/Panamericanos has the latest news and information surrounding the competitions, athletes and each country with exclusive content, video highlights, live chats with the experts on-site, and live scores.


  • Team information

    • USA Gymnastics’ Pan American events page, https://usagym.org/panam, and twitter feed @USAGym, will have results, photos and other information on the U.S. Team’s efforts in Guadalajara.
    • Follow @USOlympic on Twitter for breaking news updates on Team USA. Also, follow NGB Twitter feeds for additional coverage: Twitter.com/USOlympic/NGB.
    • Visit TeamUSA.org/events/6958 for the updated U.S. roster (by sport, state and Olympians), the USA Daily newsletter and photos from the Pan American Games.