Olympic Test Event Identifies Gymnastics Olympic Hopefuls
Indianapolis, Ind.- U.S. National Team Members Guard Young, Sean Townsend, Jeanette Antolin, Jennifer Parilla and Ryan Weston competed in the 2000 International Challenge at the Sydney Superdome, February 24-27. Known as the Olympic test event, it was the first artistic, rhythmic and trampoline competition to take place in the Olympic venue for gymnastics.
Guard Young (Provo, Utah) won the floor exercise event final, scoring 9.537. Young also finished eighteenth in the all-around competition and sixth in the parallel bars and vault event finals.
Sean Townsend (Houston, Texas) placed sixth in the men’s individual all-around competition, scoring 55.200. He also placed fifth in the parallel bars and vault event finals.
Jeanette Antolin (Paradise, Calif.) competed for the U.S. women, placing fifteenth all-around with a score of 36.343. She also placed eighth in the vault and uneven bars individual event finals.