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2007 Women’s World Championships Team

Class of 2013· Disciplines(s): Women's Artistic· Inducted as: Team

Gold Medal Winning Team at 2007 World Championships

The 2007 United States Women’s Gymnastics World Championships Team was a group of talented gymnasts who represented the United States at the 2007 World Artistic Gymnastics Championships held in Stuttgart, Germany. The team consisted of six athletes who showcased their skills and determination throughout the competition.

The team members included Shawn Johnson, Nastia Liukin, Alicia Sacramone, Ivana Hong, Samantha Peszek, and Shayla Worley. These gymnasts were selected based on their exceptional performances in national trials and their consistent performances in domestic and international competitions leading up to the World Championships.

Led by head coach Martha Karolyi, the team displayed remarkable teamwork and resilience. Each gymnast contributed her unique strengths to the team’s overall success. The team’s dedication to training, precision, and artistry was evident in their performances.

Shawn Johnson and Nastia Liukin emerged as the standout performers for the United States. Johnson displayed her powerful acrobatic skills, particularly on the floor exercise and vault, earning her multiple medals. Liukin showcased her elegant style and exceptional execution on the uneven bars, balance beam, and floor exercise, solidifying her reputation as one of the world’s top gymnasts.

Alicia Sacramone was a strong and consistent competitor, providing leadership and stability to the team. Her powerful tumbling and strong vaulting skills contributed significantly to the team’s success. Ivana Hong, Samantha Peszek, and Shayla Worley showcased their talent and contributed valuable routines.

The United States Women’s Gymnastics Team performed exceptionally well in Stuttgart, securing the team gold medal.  The team’s victory was the USA’s second-ever team gold and the first outside the United States. The team claimed six medals in addition to their team victory: Johnson’s two individual gold medals (all-around, floor); Liukin’s win on the balance beam and uneven bars silver; and Sacramone’s silver on floor and bronze on vault.

Team Members