SANTIAGO, Chile (October 24, 2023) – Zoe Miller (Spring, Texas/World Champions Centre) and Donnell Whittenburg (Baltimore, Md./Salto Gymnastics Center) each clinched gold, and Jordan Chiles (Vancouver, Wash./World Champions Centre) won silver Tuesday during individual event finals at the 2023 Pan American Games.
Miller’s 14.666 on uneven bars put her atop the podium and was her second international bars title of the season. The 2023 DTB Pokal bars champion placed first in Santiago ahead of 2023 World Championships all-around silver medalist Rebeca Andrade of Brazil in second (14.333) and Brazil’s Flavia Saraiva in third (13.733).
Also securing gold for the U.S. was Pan Am all-around bronze medalist Donnell Whittenburg on still rings with a 14.200. Daniel Villafane of Argentina took silver with a 14.133 and Felix Dolci of Canada bronze with a 13.800. American Colt Walker (Cedar Park, Texas/Stanford University) was fourth with a 13.666.
Earlier in the day, Chiles put on a silver medal-winning performance on vault. Her combined 14.150 (14.400, 13.900) was second only to Andrade, the reigning world champion in the event, who posted a 14.983 (15.333, 14.633). Mexico’s Natalia Escalera was third with a 13.333 (13.600, 13.066). Chiles also placed seventh in the bars final (12.400).
The U.S. was well represented in apparatus finals throughout the day. Cameron Bock (Tustin, Calif./University of Michigan) and Stephen Nedoroscik (Worcester, Mass./EVO Gymnastics) were fourth (13.933) and fifth (13.766) respectively, on pommel horse, and Whittenburg was sixth on floor exercise (12.700).
Artistic competition at the 2023 Pan American Games concludes Wednesday, October 25 with day two of apparatus finals at 4 p.m. ET. Athletes featuring in each final on Wednesday are listed below.
Apparatus finals Day 2
Balance beam: Lincoln, DiCello
Women’s floor exercise: Lincoln, DiCello
Parallel bars: Phillips, Walker
Horizontal bar: Bock, Walker
- Women’s team (Chiles, DiCello, Lincoln, Miller, Sumanasekera)
- Men’s team (Bock, Nedoroscik, Phillips, Walker, Whittenburg)
- Kayla DiCello, women’s all-around (54.699)
- Zoe Miller, uneven bars (14.666)
- Donnell Whittenburg, still rings (14.200)
- Jordan Chiles, women’s vault (14.150; 14.400, 13.900)
- Jordan Chiles, women’s all-around (53.999)
- Donnell Whittenburg, men’s all-around (81.764)
Women’s Vault Medalists
Women’s Uneven Bars Medalists
Men’s Still Rings Medalists