Kristen Maloney (Pen Argyl, Pa.) is among the 11 amateur athletes who have advanced to the final ballot for the 69th Annual James E. Sullivan Award, presented by the Amateur Athletic Union.
Jan Exner, the head coach of the USA rhythmic team at the 1996 Atlanta Olympic Games, has been named to the position of Rhythmic Program Director for USA Gymnastics (USAG).
All told, Vanessa Atler (Canyon Country, Calif.), Chris Young (Winston-Salem, N.C.) and Trent Wells (Berkeley, Calif.) will bring home eight medals, including five gold, from the Australia Cup, which concluded in Melbourne, Australia, earlier today.
Vanessa Atler (Canyon Country, Calif.) won four gold medals and a silver in competition at the Australia Cup, held in Melbourne, Australia.
“This is a matter between Dominique and her parents. Given that, we do not think it is appropriate for us to comment on it.”
Brian Babcock, the 1985 U.S. National Champion and a member of the 1985 USA World Championships Team, passed away at 8:06 p.m. CDT on Sunday, October 18, from complications following a bone marrow transplant 65 days earlier. He was 38 years old.
We have witnessed her grow up in front of our eyes and have shared in the excitement as she became the most decorated American gymnast, male or female, in the history of the sport. Now, Shannon Miller, is ready for her next challenge…marriage!
Elise Ray (Columbia, Md.) used top-10 performances on the uneven bars and balance beam to take ninth in the individual all-around competition at the 1998 Jianlibao China Cup International Gymnastics Tournament, being held this weekend in Tianjin, China.
Four gymnasts are among the 51 collegiate athletes who have been selected by the NCAA as the state-level winners of its Woman of the Year Award, which honors outstanding female student-athletes who have excelled in academics, athletics and community leadership.
Kristen Maloney (Pen Argyl, Pa.), the steadiest gymnast for the United States throughout the past year, became the best gymnast in the country Saturday night when she claimed the all-around title in senior women’s division competition at the 1998 John Hancock U.S. Gymnastics Championships Saturday evening.
Propelled by a strong start on her first event, uneven bars, Morgan White (Fairfield, Ohio) held on to win her first national all-around title in junior division competition at the 1998 John Hancock U.S. Gymnastics Championships at Market Square Arena Saturday afternoon.
Blaine Wilson (Columbus, Ohio) grimaced through the pain of a rotator cuff tear to grab a piece of gymnastics history by winning his third consecutive men’s all-around title at the at the 1998 John Hancock U.S. Gymnastics Championships Friday night at Market Square Arena.
Ashley Postell (Mitchellville, Md.) earned four individual event medals and held the lead at the halfway point of the all-around competition among junior women at the 1998 John Hancock U.S. Gymnastics Championships, which entered its second day at Market Square Arena here Thursday afternoon.
Dominique Moceanu (Houston, Texas) added two more gold medals to her collection while Kristen Maloney (Pen Argyl, Pa.) led the all-around standings at the halfway mark of senior women’s competition in the 1998 John Hancock U.S. Gymnastics Championships.
Raj Bhavsar (Houston, Texas) and Paul Hamm (Waukesha, Wis.) established themselves as the top male gymnasts in their respective age groups in men’s junior division all-around competition at the 1998 John Hancock U.S. Gymnastics Championships, which opened at Market Square Arena here Wednesday afternoon.
Fighting off the pain of a torn rotator cuff in his right shoulder, two-time defending champion Blaine Wilson (Columbus, Ohio) is halfway to a rare third consecutive all-around title after the first session of senior men’s competition at the 1998 John Hancock U.S. Gymnastics Championships Wednesday night at Market Square Arena.
A standout from the early 1970’s, four from the stellar 1984 Los Angeles Olympic Games and the seven who captured the hearts of America at the 1996 Atlanta Olympic Games comprise the class which will be inducted into the USA Gymnastics Hall of Fame.
Two-time national champion Blaine Wilson (Columbus, Ohio) hopes to do something that hasn’t been achieved in 20 years when he takes the podium at the 1998 John Hancock U.S. Gymnastics Championships in Indianapolis August 19-22.
Storming back from fifth place after last night’s competition, the Chinese duo of Ling Jie and Huang Xu took the gold medal in mixed pairs as gymnastics competition at the 1998 Goodwill Games came to a close in Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum Sunday afternoon.
Russia’s Alina Kabayeva, gold medalist in Thursday night’s rhythmic gymnastics all-around competition, continued her dominance at the 1998 Goodwill Games, winning three of four individual events on Friday evening at the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum.
Ivan Ivankov of Belarus won his second gold and fourth medal of the 1998 Goodwill Games with his victory in high bar, China claimed its first gold medal of the Games and Russia’s Alina Kabayeva took the all-around gold in rhythmic gymnastics in competition held at the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum Thursday evening.
Vanessa Atler (Canyon Country, Calif.) earned her second gold medal of the Goodwill Games as United States athletes took three of the four golds available in gymnastics competition Wednesday evening at Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum.
Current national champion Vanessa Atler (Canyon Country, Calif.) grabbed the gold medal in women’s vault as the United States earned four medals in gymnastics individual event competition at the 1998 Goodwill Games Sunday evening at Nassau Coliseum.
Battling a strong field and a sore shoulder, Blaine Wilson (Columbus, Ohio) held on despite bobbles in his last two events to claim the bronze medal in men’s all-around at the 1998 Goodwill Games Monday evening at Nassau Coliseum.
Dominique Moceanu (Houston, Texas) became the first non-Russian woman to win a Goodwill Games all-around gold medal as gymnastics competition opened at the 1998 Goodwill Games Sunday evening at Nassau Coliseum.
The USA men won two out of three titles today at the Don Coleman Community Coliseum. Brett McClure (Mill Creek, Wash.) performed his best routine of the four-day event on horizontal bar where he scored a 9.575 and grabbed the gold medal in front of Colombia’s Jesus Romero and Diego Estrada.
Rhythmic gymnastics competition concluded at the Junior Pan American Gymnastics Championships today with Event Finals and Group competition.
Event Finals in floor exercise, pommel horse, and still rings were contested for the men at the Junior Pan American Gymnastics Championships.
The USA Men’s and Women’s Teams won the 1998 Junior Pan American Gymnastics Championships defeating strong teams from Brazil and Argentina for the women and Canada and Brazil for the men.
The USA Rhythmic Team won the 1998 Junior Pan American Gymnastics Championships with a score of 86.84, outdistancing Canada with a score of 85.57 and Brazil with an 83.89.
The USA Men’s and Women’s Teams lead the 1998 Junior Pan American Gymnastics Championships after day one of competition. Seventeen countries are competing in the biannual event.
Vanessa Atler (Canyon Country, Calif.) picked up gold medals in vault and floor exercise and the United States added three more medals in individual event finals as the 1998 Pacific Alliance Championships came to a conclusion at Winnipeg Arena Sunday evening.
Kristen Maloney (Pen Argyl, Pa.) shrugged off concerns about a stress fracture in her right tibia and won the individual all-around gold medal as she led the United States women’s squad to the team gold at the 1998 Pacific Alliance Championships, held in Winnipeg Arena Saturday evening.
With its top athlete, Blaine Wilson (Columbus, Ohio), hampered by injury, the United States mustered a bronze medal in team competition at the Pacific Alliance Championships, held at Winnipeg Arena Friday evening.
Powered by a silver-medal performance by Kate Jeffress (Rockville, Md.) in the all-around, the United States claimed the bronze medal in rhythmic gymnastics team competition at the 1998 Senior Pacific Alliance Championships, which concluded Wednesday evening on the campus of the University of Manitoba.
Natalie Lacuesta (Wilmette, Ill.) came back to overtake challenger Kate Jeffress (Rockville, Md.) and defend her title as rhythmic national champion at the 1998 U.S. Rhythmic Gymnastics National Championships, which concluded Sunday at the U.S. Olympic Training Center.
Heilie Isaacs (Northbrook, Ill.) scored a 9.050 in ribbon, the highest score of the afternoon in junior competition, to propel herself to the title of Junior National Champion at the 1998 U.S. Rhythmic Gymnastics National Championships, held Sunday at the U.S. Olympic Training Center.
Kate Jeffress (Rockville, Md.) kept alive her bid to become the first rhythmic gymnast to go from junior to senior national champion in one year by retaining the all-around lead at the conclusion of preliminaries at the 1998 U.S. Rhythmic Gymnastics National Championships Saturday at the U.S. Olympic Training Center.
Jessica Howard and Lindsay Powell, teammates at International Rhythmic Gymnastics in Jacksonville, Fla., held first and second place, respectively, at the halfway point of preliminaries in junior division competition at the 1998 U.S. Rhythmic Gymnastics National Championships, being held at the U.S. Olympic Training Center.
Kristy Powell (Cincinnati, Ohio), the reigning national co-champion in women’s artistic gymnastics, has decided to retire from competition, effective immediately.
Ashley Postell (Mitchellville, Md.) posted an individual all-around score of 37.325 to lead Team USA to the silver medal behind Team China in the junior women’s competition at the International Team Championships, held Saturday afternoon here in Thompson-Boling Arena.
Led by Brett McClure (Mill Creek, Wash.), the United States claimed the gold medal in the junior men’s competition at the 1998 International Team Championships, held in Thompson-Boling Arena here Friday afternoon.
Using consistency and conditioning, the United States team, led by two-time national champion Blaine Wilson (Columbus, Ohio), edged out defending world champion China for the gold medal in the International Team Championships, held at Thompson-Boling Arena here Friday evening.
Led by newly-crowned Visa American Cup champion Viktoriya Karpenko, Team Ukraine won the gold medal of the International 3-on-3 Gymnastics Championships, held at the Fort Worth Tarrant County Convention Center Arena Sunday afternoon.
Blaine Wilson (Columbus, Ohio) and Ukraine’s Viktoriya Karpenko emerged as the all-around gold medalists in the 23rd edition of the Visa American Cup, held at the Fort Worth Tarrant County Convention Center Arena Saturday afternoon.
Kristin Maloney (Pen Argyl, Pa.) won gold medals in the balance beam and floor exercise on the way to defending her all-around title at the 1998 American Classic, held at the Radisson Twin Towers Convention Center here Saturday night.
Kristin Thome (Sugar Land, Texas) used a strong overall performance, including silver-medal performances in vault and balance beam, to claim the all-around gold medal in the junior division at the 1998 American Classic, held at the Radisson Twin Towers Convention Center here Friday night.
Defending national champion Blaine Wilson (Columbus, Ohio) dominated the preliminaries, sweeping all six events at the Winter Cup Challenge, held Saturday at the Texas Sports Ranch.
It was a night for champions to retain their titles as the teams of Shannon Miller (Edmond, Okla.) and Amy Chow (San Jose, Calif.) and Chris Waller (Los Angeles, Calif.) and Chainey Umphrey (Albuquerque, N.M.) tumbled to victory in the 1998 Reese’s Gymnastics Cup, held before a sell-out crowd of 5,393 here Saturday night at Bayfront Center Arena.