MELBOURNE, Australia – The USA’s Chellsie Memmel of West Allis, Wis., barely edged out teammate Nastia Liukin of Plano, Texas, to win the women’s all-around title at the 2005 World Gymnastics Championships in Melbourne, Australia. This is the first time the United States has finished one-two in the women’s world all-around. Just 0.001 separated the two, making it the closest finish since 1985 when two Soviets tied for the title.
World Championships Sports Network (WCSN) is carrying live, final-round coverage from Melbourne on the Internet, with coverage of the event also available on-demand. The Webcast is available for just $9.95. Bart Conner, Nadia Comaneci, Blaine Wilson and Tasha Schwikert are providing the expert commentary for the Web cast… |MORE INFO |
n this year’s men’s all-around, Todd Thornton of Pearland, Texas, finished 20th.