HUNTSVILLE, Texas, April 5, 2013 – 2012 Olympians Steven Gluckstein of Atlantic Highlands, N.J./ETA, and Savannah Vinsant of Lafayette, La./T&T Express, were among the leaders at the 2013 World Games Trial, which were held today at the USA Gymnastics National Training Center at the Karolyi Ranch, an official U.S. Olympic Training Site.

Gluckstein and his brother, Jeffrey, also of Atlantic Highlands, N.J./ETA, won the men’s synchro competition with a score of 129.400. Two-time Olympic trampoline alternate Logan Dooley of Lake Forest, Calif./World Elite, and partner Neil Gulati of Irvine, Calif./World Elite, finished second with a score of 101.500.

In women’s synchro competition, Vinsant and her partner, 2012 Olympic alternate Dakota Earnest of Plains, Texas/Acrospirits, won the competition with a score of 123.700. Taking second place with a 117.000 was Shaylee Dunavin of Amarillo, Texas/All American, and Charlotte Drury of Laguna Niguel, Calif./World Elite.

Marina Moskalenko of St. Cloud, Fla./Stick It Gymnastics, won the women’s tumbling title scoring 126.700 over second place Yuliya Brown of Idaho Falls, Idaho/Idaho Elite Gymnastics, who scored a 124.800.

Kalon Ludvigson of Pocatello, Idaho/Team Revolution, won the men’s tumbling title with a score of 152.100 over Alexander Renkert of Indianapolis, Ind./Geist Sports Academy, who scored a 139.800.

In men’s double mini, Austin White of Newport Coast, Calif./World Elite, finished on top with a score of 75.600. Austin Nacey of Braidwood, Ill./TwistStars Tumbling and Trampoline finished second with a score of 74.200.

Kristle Lowell of Orland Park, Ill./Branch, was the top score for women’s double mini with a score of 135.000 followed by Erin Jauch of Crystal Lake, Ill./Fox Valley T&T in second with 123.900.

The competition is the first of two events to determine the athletes who will represent the United States at the 2013 Word Games in Cali, Colombia this summer. The final selection event is the U.S. Elite Challenge, scheduled for May 2-5 in Frisco, Texas.

Approximately 4,500 athletes from 100 countries are expected to compete at the World Games, a multi-sport event for non-Olympic disciplines, including men’s and women’s synchronized trampoline, double-mini trampoline and tumbling.