FIG World Cup To Be Hosted At Nassau
INDIANAPOLIS – The 2005 American Cup takes on a new format and heightened importance when the world’s top gymnasts tumble into Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum on Long Island, N.Y. at 2:30 p.m. ET on Feb. 26.
One of the world’s premier gymnastics events, the 2005 American Cup will assume the status of an International Gymnastics Federation (FIG) World Cup competition….
BIRMINGHAM, England – Two more events. Two more gold medals. The self-evident depth of the U.S. program was proven again on Saturday when Alicia Sacramone and Chellsie Memmel both won gold at the 2004 FIG World Cup Final in Birmingham, England.
Sacramone, 17, of Winchester, Mass., demonstrated that she will be a force to be reckoned with in years to come by winning the vault gold with a 9.481….
The 2004 Future Stars Championships was held at the United States Olympic Training Center November 19. The Future Stars Championships features the best 10, 11 and 12 year olds in the United States performing special Future Stars competitive routines. The Future Stars program has always been about education and preparation for the future. A major aspect of this concept has been to hold the annual Men’s National Coaches Workshop in conjunction with the Future Stars Championships….
INDIANAPOLIS – USA Gymnastics is sending a host of young, talented athletes to the world’s winter international meets, which get under way this week.
The Pan American Gymnastics Union (PAGU) Individual Event Championships will get a visit from two recent World Cup medalists when Alicia Sacramone and Melanie Sinclair visit Maracaibo, Venezuela, Dec. 2-5 (note new date & location). Sacramone (Winchester, Mass….
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – The United States Olympic Committee announced today that 2004 U.S. Olympic gold and two-time silver medal gymnast Paul Hamm (Waukesha, Wis.) and the 2004 Olympic gold medal U.S. Women’s Beach Volleyball Team of Misty May (Newport Beach, Calif.) and Kerri Walsh (Saratoga, Calif.) have been named the winners of the 2004 U.S. Olympic Spirit Award, presented by Nu Skin Enterprises….
The United States was represented by a team of 24 athletes, some with previous international experience and other up-and-coming athletes making their international debuts. The Winterthur Cup is a friendship competition traditionally held every two years in Winterthur, Switzerland. The organization of the competition makes it a fun, exciting, and special event for the participants. International participation in the sports acrobatics competition included clubs and national teams from Belgium, Germany, Great Britain, Lithuania, Netherlands, Switzerland, and United States….
ATHENS, Greece – Last night, the United States Olympic Committee (USOC) received a letter from Mr. Bruno Grandi, President of the Federation Internationale De Gymnastique (FIG). The letter was in reference to the continuing controversy surrounding the final results of the Individual Men”s All-Around, which was won by Mr. Paul Hamm of the United States.
The USOC views this letter as a blatant and inappropriate attempt on the part of FIG to once again shift responsibility for its own mistakes and instead pressure Mr….
USA Gymnastics is thrilled with the performances of all of our athletes at the 2004 Olympic Games in Athens. The nine medals won by the U.S. team, including the silver medal winning performances of both the men’s and women’s teams and the all-round gold medals captured by Carly Patterson and Paul Hamm, represent an unparalleled level of success for American gymnastics. They are important validations of the system we implemented during this quadrennium to support the efforts of our national team athletes and represent the commitment of our clubs, professional members, athletes, coaches, and administrators to make our sport better….
Paul Hamm took first place and Brett McClure finished ninth in the men’s all-around final on Wednesday at the 2004 Olympic Games. Hamm finished with a score of 57.823 to edge Korea’s Dae Eun Kim by 0.012 – the smallest margin in Olympic history. | MORE |
TEAM SILVER! – The team competition has concluded with high (bar) drama as the U.S. men won their first Olympic team medal since 1984, and their first team medal in a non-boycotted Olympics since 1948. The U.S. men finished second (172.933) behind Japan (173.821), followed by Romania in third with a total of 172.384.
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Annia Hatch completed her remarkable comeback from a torn left ACL 370 days ago to win an Olympic silver medal on the vault!
Terin Humphrey, competing eighth in the rotation, stepped into the silver medal slot with a near perfect routine, and Courtney Kupets regained her status on the uneven bars medal podium with a bronze!
Exclusive! See what the Dream Team had to say about the women’s all-around competition, in Notes!
Olympic All-Around Champion Carly Patterson and her silver medal winning teammates headline the 2004 T….
ATHENS – Rhythmic Olympian Mary Sanders wrapped up her Athens Olympic Games experience on Friday, finishing 15th in individual all-around qualification at the Galatsi Olympic Hall.
Sanders improved three places from day one of competition with two perfectly executed routines in ribbon and clubs. Sanders, competing first in both the third and fourth rotations, scored a 22.100 with the ribbon, and 23….
ATHENS – Germany”s Anna Dogonadze avenged her early mistake in the 2000 Olympic Games trampoline final by nailing her final routine in Athens to claim the women”s trampoline gold on Friday afternoon at the Olympic Indoor Hall.
Dogonadze scored a 39.60 for her 14.2 difficulty routine to edge reigning world champion Karen Cockburn of Canada at 39.20. The USA”s Jennifer Parilla landed on the blue mat following the eighth skill of her second routine, finishing with a total score of 52….
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On what he was thinking after his mistake on vault: “Well right when it happened I was thinking that I cost myself possibly a gold medal or any medal, but I knew at the same time that it only cost me so much and I knew that there was a possibility I could win a medal….
ATHENS – The U.S. Women”s Gymnastics Olympic Team made the U.S. 2-for-2 on Tuesday night by winning the team silver medal at the 2004 Olympic Games in Athens.
Team USA, bolstered by the highest team score on uneven bars, finished with a score of 113.584. Romania took the gold at 114.283 with Russia in third at 113.235.
The team medal is just the fifth team medal in U.S. women”s gymnastics history and the first since the U….
USA Comes From Behind To Win Team Silver
ATHENS – The U.S. men’s gymnastics team came from behind in the final rotation on high bar to win the team silver medal late Monday at the 2004 Olympic Games in Athens, Greece. Team USA scored a 172.933 to trail Japan at 173.821. Romania took the bronze at 172.384.
The men’s team medal is the United States’ first since 1984 and only the fourth in U….
US tumbler Leanne Seitzinger, and the synchro pair of Peter Dodd and Derrick Aldrich recently placed first in their events at the Indo Pacific Championships in Kelowna, BC, Canada.
The U.S. Women’s Olympic Team will travel to Athens with its strongest team in history after naming Carly Patterson, Mohini Bhardwaj, Annia Hatch, and Terin Humphrey to the roster on Sunday following five days of training at the Olympic Team Selection Camp at the Women’s National Team Training Cente
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – Team USA has laid down its challenge to China by naming all-around standouts Guard Young and Blaine Wilson to the U.S. Olympic Team on Thursday following the Olympic Team Selection Camp in Colorado Springs. Team alternates will be Steve McCain and Raj Bhavsar.
The pair joins Paul Hamm and Brett McClure, who finished 1-2 in the U.S. Olympic Team Trials process concluding on June 26 in Anaheim, Calif….
TAMPA – The top junior trampoline and tumbling gymnasts are en route to Tampa, Fla. this week to compete in the “Fun in the Sun” Junior Olympic National Championships, July 13-19 at the Tampa Convention Center.
More than 1,600 gymnasts from 189 clubs will be competing on the trampoline, tumbling and double-mini trampoline disciplines. The athletes, ranging in age from 6 & Under to 17 & Over, will compete in Levels 5 through 10, featuring synchronized trampoline at Level 10….
Alaina Hebert, Lafayette, LA, scored a 38.30 in the final round of Junior Women’s Trampoline at the 2004 Nissen Cup to take home the gold.
ANAHEIM — Courtney Kupets and Courtney McCool finished 1-2 at the 2004 U.S. Olympic Trials – Gymnastics at the Arrowhead Pond in Anaheim, Calif. securing an automatic appointment to the 2004 U.S. Olympic Team.
Kupets (Gaithersburg, Md./Hill’s Gymnastics) held the lead throughout the entire competition. She clinched the all-around title with a well-executed Podkopayaeva vault (round-off, half on, piked front half off) in the final rotation, scoring a 9….
ANAHEIM, Calif. -The women’s 1984 silver medal gymnastics team reunited Sunday, June 27 at the Olympic Trials in Anaheim, Calif. at the Arrowhead Pond Arena. Similar to what some of them called a high school reunion, the women and their families were able to catch up and exchange stories about life after gymnastics.
“This reunion is like a high school reunion because I was home-schooled throughout that time,” said Mary Lou Retton, 1984 Olympic all-around gold medalist….
Olympians Mihai Bagiu and Diane Simpson, former gymnasts Michelle Berube, Sabrina Mar, and Dan Hayden, Brevet Judge Sue Ammerman and former U.S. Gymnastics Federation President Mike Jacki, will be inducted into the USA Gymnastics Hall of Fame at a ceremony on Saturday in Anaheim.
ANAHEIM – The U.S. men’s 1984 gold medal gymnastics team reunited today (Saturday, June 26) at the Olympic Team Trials in Anaheim, California at the Arrowhead Pond Arena. The team, comprised of seven men coached by Abie Grossfeld and Makoto Sakamoto, captured the gold in Los Angeles, the first team gold medal won by the USA.
Bart Conner, the 1984 Olympic parallel bars champion, was excited to reunite with past teammates….
ANAHEIM – Reigning World Champion Paul Hamm continued his string of dominant performances, leading the all-around after the first day of competition at the 2004 U.S. Olympic Team Trials – Gymnastics at the Arrowhead Pond in Anaheim, California.
Hamm (Waukesha, Wis./Team Chevron – Ohio State) scored a 57.600 tonight, which combined with his Visa U.S. Championships scores results in a 40.420 weighted total….
SAN JOSE, Calif. – Rhythmic gymnast Mary Sanders and trampolinist Jennifer Parilla earned a return trip to Athens on Saturday by winning the 2004 U.S. Olympic Team Trials for Rhythmic Gymnastics and Trampoline at the San Jose State University Events Center. [RESULTS]
Sanders, the three-time consecutive rhythmic national champion, earned an all-around mark of 105….
INDIANAPOLIS – Just nine days remain before the nation’s top men and women artistic gymnasts will compete at the U.S. Olympic Team Trials, June 24-27 at The Arrowhead Pond of Anaheim in Anaheim, Calif.
Sixteen women and 17 men will challenge for spots on the 2004 U.S. Olympic Team. With so much depth on each team, it is nearly impossible to predetermine which 12 gymnasts – six men and six women – will compete in Athens….
INDIANAPOLIS – Two tickets to Athens are up for grabs when the 2004 U.S. Olympic Team Trials for Rhythmic Gymnastics and Trampoline take place at 6 p.m. June 19 at the San Jose State University Events Center.
While there is much debate on the artistic side about which gymnasts will comprise the 2004 Olympic Team, two clear favorites in rhythmic and trampoline appear ready to pack their bags. For three-time rhythmic national champion Mary Sanders and five-time trampoline national champion Jennifer Parilla, Athens may be only a few routines away….
NASHVILLE – Courtney Kupets needed a 9.600 on the uneven bars, her final event, to tie Carly Patterson for the All-Around title at the 2004 Visa U.S. Gymnastics Championships. She received exactly that, and the pair became just the third set of co-Champions in USA Gymnastics history.
Kupets and Patterson were neck and neck throughout the entire competition, putting up solid scores on each event….
NASHVILLE – Annia Hatch chose to withdraw from the 2004 Visa U.S. Gymnastics Championships today due to soreness in her left knee.
Hatch won the vault gold medal and finished ninth in the all-around preliminary on Thursday. However, she chose to withdraw from the all-around finals so as to not risk further injury. Hatch tore the ACL in her left knee on Aug. 16 while training for the 2003 World Championships….
NASHVILLE – Nastia Liukin proved true to form in capturing her second consecutive Junior National all-around title at the 2004 Visa U.S. Gymnastics Championships at the Gaylord Entertainment Center in Nashville, Tenn.
Liukin (Plano, Texas/World Olympic) led the competition from start to finish, earning a final mark of 38.075 – a full two-tenths better than her preliminary marks. A pair of Floridians followed, with Orlando’s Shayla Worley (Orlando Metro) second at 74….
NASHVILLE – Reigning World Champion Paul Hamm performed true to form in winning his third consecutive Sr. Men’s All-Around title at the 2004 Visa U.S. Gymnastics Championships at the Gaylord Entertainment Center in Nashville.
Hamm (Waukesha, Wis./Team Chevron – Ohio State) scored a 115.700 to walk away with the victory, boosted by a 9.825 score on high bar where he performed three release skills in a row and stuck his dismount….
NASHVILLE – Sam Sheehan was forced to withdraw from the 2004 Visa U.S. Gymnastics Championships today due to an left rotator cuff strain.
Sheehan, who turned 18 on May 20, has been hampered by the rotator cuff since sustaining the injury during the International Friendship competition at the Women’s National Team Training Center on her birthday.
“It started to flare up while in Houston, and the strain caused some inflammation,” Sheehan’s coach Mary Lee Tracy said….
NASHVILLE – Courtney Kupets continued her remarkable comeback from a torn left Achilles by winning the balance beam event and taking the early lead at the midpoint of the Sr. All-Around competition at the 2004 Visa U.S. Gymnastics Championships at the Gaylord Entertainment Center in Nashville.
Kupets scored a 9.725 for the beam gold, but more remarkable was her performance in the all-around, where she scored a 38….
NASHVILLE – Nastia Liukin (Plano, Texas/World Olympic Gymnastics) leads the junior women’s all-around competition after nearly sweeping all events in the preliminary round at the 2004 VISA U.S. Gymnastics Championships.
Liukin, who scored a 37.875, leads second place Shayla Worley (Orlando, Fla./Orlando Metro Gymnastics) by more than a point. Bianca Flohr (Creston, Ohio/ Flytz Gymnastics) is in third with a 36….
NASHVILLE – Guard Young was forced to withdraw from the 2004 Visa U.S. Gymnastics Championships today due to an acute Achilles tendon injury.
Young, who turns 27 on Thursday, has been bothered for quite some time with the injury and said it flared up on him during training.
“I put myself in the mindset to get up for this meet, to get my mind, my body ready,” Young said. “Then at the last minute to have this letdown is a big disappointment for me. Now my sights are set for Olympic Trials.”
Young (Oklahoma City, Okla./Team Chevron-Oklahoma) must now petition the Men’s Elite Committee for a spot in the U.S. Olympic Team Trials – Gymnastics, slated for June 24-27 in Anaheim, Calif.
NASHVILLE – Reigning World Champion and two-time U.S Champion Paul Hamm leads the 2004 Visa U.S. Gymnastics Championships after the first round of competition.
Bryan Del Castillo (Laguna Niguel, Calif./South Coast Gymnastics) and Derek Helsby (Orlando, Fla./Houston Gymnastics Academy) lead the all-around contest in the junior men’s elite II and I divisions, respectively, after the preliminary competition in the VISA U.S. Gymnastics Championships.
Del Castillo, who was in eleventh place after the first rotation, shot to first with an 8.875 on vault in the second rotation, where he remained through the rest of the competition….
INDIANAPOLIS – Sports Acrobatics stars Arthur Davis and Shenea Booth successfully defended their mixed pair world title by winning the mixed pair final at the 2004 Sports Acrobatics World Championships on May 23 in Liévin, France.Davis and Booth, of Empire Acrogymnastics in Riverside, Calif., became the first U.S. Sports Acro world champions by tying the Russians for gold in the mixed pairs event at the 2002 Worlds in Riesa, Germany….
HUNTSVILLE, Texas – Courtney Kupets proved on Thursday that reports of her steady progress are no joke, winning gold in just her first all-around competition since the team preliminary event of the 2003 World Championships on Aug. 17, 2003.
Kupets (Gaithersburg, Md./Hill’s Gymnastics) scored a 38.175, including a 9.725 on bars, to hold off relative newcomer Carly Janiga (Paradise Valley, Ariz./Desert Devils) at 37….
INDIANAPOLIS – The window of opportunity to make the 2004 U.S. Olympic Team is reopens for just a few more days during the U.S. Classic, May 14-16 at the Blue Cross Arena in Rochester, N.Y.
The U.S. Classic, featuring Junior and Senior elite gymnasts, is the second of two qualifiers for the 2004 U.S. Championships, June 2-5 in Nashville, Tenn. Top athletes from the U.S. Championships will qualify to the U….
Oklahoma’s Jamie Henderson leads the field of 18 athletes who qualified Saturday to complete the Men’s Senior field for the U.S. Championships, June 2-5 in Nashville, Tenn.
HONOLULU – Team USA closed out the 2004 Pacific Alliance Gymnastics Championships presented by Outrigger Hotels in Honolulu, Hawai`i on Saturday, winning 44 medals during the three-day competition.
Paul Hamm and Carly Patterson led the charge which saw the U.S. Senior Men win seven medals and the U.S. Senior Women sweep the gold in the four event finals conducted Saturday. In all, Team USA captured 29 gold, 11 silver and four bronze….
HONOLULU – Allyse Ishino proved consistency is the key in winning the Senior Women’s all-around gold medal on Friday at the 2004 Pacific Alliance Gymnastics Championships presented by Outrigger Hotels in Honolulu, Hawai`i.
Ishino (Santa Ana, Calif./Charter Oaks) scored a 37.782 to edge crowd favorite Carly Patterson by a mere 0.066. Just a few tenths separated the two throughout the competition, until Patterson lost her momentum on the uneven bars in her final event to earn a 0….
HONOLULU – The depth of the U.S. Women’s Junior program was demonstrated in full force by a clean sweep of the top four all-around slots and the Junior team title on Friday at the 2004 Pacific Alliance Gymnastics Championships presented by Outrigger Hotels in Honolulu, Hawai`i.
Led by all-around gold medalist Nastia Liukin (Plano, Texas/WOGA), the United States scored a 112.495 to top China by 5.315 points….
HONOLULU – Reigning world all-around champion Paul Hamm reaffirmed his title by winning the Senior Men’s all-around gold medal against a talented international field on Thursday at the 2004 Pacific Alliance Gymnastics Championships presented by Outrigger Hotels in Honolulu, Hawaii.
Hamm (Waukesha, Wis./Team Chevron-Ohio State) scored a 57.265 for the victory. China’s Lu Bo took second at 55.482 trailed by Canada’s David Kikuchi at 55….
HONOLULU – Houston’s Taqiy Abdullah nailed his floor and pommel horse routines to win the Junior Men’s all-around title on Thursday at the 2004 Pacific Alliance Gymnastics Championships presented by Outrigger Hotels in Honolulu, Hawai`i.
Abdullah (Houston Gymnastics Academy) finished with a final mark of 55.198 to win the all-around over China’s Tu Jing at 54.465. USA’s Bryan Del Castillo (Laguna Niguel, Calif….
INDIANAPOLIS – World medalists Carly Patterson and Katie Heenan, and up-and-coming stars Allyse Ishino and Alicia Sacramone will anchor the talented U.S. Women’s Team headed for the 2004 Pacific Alliance Gymnastics Championships, April 15-17 at the University of Hawai`i Stan Sheriff Center.They will be joined by juniors Nastia Liukin, Jana Bieger, Shayla Worley, Ashley Priess and Kassi Price. The athletes were selected based on their results from the Women’s National Team Training Camp this past week near Huntsville, Texas….
INDIANAPOLIS – Team USA traveled around the world in March and early April to bring home a slew of medals from the world’s top international competitions. In all, U.S. artistic athletes returned home with nine gold, 13 silver and 14 bronze, plus two bronze medals for the rhythmic team.
“USA Gymnastics can be very proud, across the board, at the accomplishments of our athletes during March and April,” said USA Gymnastics President Bob Colarossi….
INDIANAPOLIS – The U.S. Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs, Colo. will host the nation’s best male gymnasts as they compete in the 2004 Men’s U.S. Championships Qualifier, starting at 3 p.m. April 24 at the USOTC Sports Center.
The Men’s Qualifier is the only route for athletes not already on the Senior National Team to qualify for the 2004 U.S. Championships, June 2-5 in Nashville, the 2004 U….
INDIANAPOLIS – Top athletes from the Pacific Rim are en route to Honolulu, Hawai`i for the 2004 Pacific Alliance Gymnastics Championships presented by Outrigger Hotels, April 15-17 at the Stan Sheriff Center.
“The Pacific nations are supporting the 2004 Pacific Alliance Championships with some of their best athletes, lending to what promises to be an exciting competition,” said USA Gymnastic President Bob Colarossi….
Cyclist Lance Armstrong, figure skater Michelle Kwan and the U.S. Women’s Gymnastics Team have been voted the 2003 United States Olympic Committee SportsMan, SportsWoman and Team of the Year, respectively.
NEW YORK – World all-around silver medalist Carly Patterson, and World all-around finalist Jason Gatson earned all-around gold and $10,000 in prize money on Saturday by winning the all-around titles at the 2004 Visa American Cup at Madison Square Garden.
Patterson swept all four events, picking up an additional $1,000 per event, in earning her second consecutive Visa American Cup title. Patterson, bolstered by a 9….
INDIANAPOLIS – USA Gymnastics’ spring line-up for the major international meets includes a handful of Team USA veterans plus some rising stars ready to make their mark on the international circuit and make their case for an Olympic Team berth.
The World Cup in Cottbus, Germany, March 4-8, will see Sean Townsend, Steve McCain and Raj Bhavsar. Townsend (Dallas/Gattaca-HGA) finished second at the 2004 Winter Cup, with McCain (Houston/Gattaca-USOTC) taking fourth….
INDIANAPOLIS – Houston’s largest furniture outlet is the newest sponsor of the USA Gymnastics Women’s National Team Training Center located at the Karolyi Ranch near Huntsville, Texas.
Gallery Furniture, owned and operated by Jim McIngvale, is providing direct financial support to USA Gymnastics in exchange for rights and association with the Women’s National Team Training Center.
“We are thrilled to be associated with USA Gymnastics in this ever important Olympic year,” commented McIngvale….
INDIANAPOLIS – The international stars of the 2003 World Gymnastics Championships are on their way to New York after accepting invitations for the 2004 Visa American Cup to be held at 2:30 p.m. Feb. 28 at Madison Square Garden.
The men’s roster features 2001 and 2003 World fifth-place all-arounder and two-time Visa American Cup champion Eric Lopez of Cuba, 2003 World all-around sixth-place finisher and four-time world medalist Marian Dragulescu of Romania, 2003 French all-around champion and four-event medalist Benoît Caranobe, and 2003 Japanese national all-around bronze medalist Ryota Suzuki….
INDIANAPOLIS – Chevron continues its support of the U.S. Men’s National Team program in the Olympic year with the signing of 15 top athletes and coaches to Team Chevron.
“ChevronTexaco is a valuable partner of USA Gymnastics and a direct contributor to the success of our men’s program over the past four years,” said USA Gymnastics President Bob Colarossi. “ChevronTexaco’s support allows many of our top athletes to devote themselves to training at the optimum level….
INDIANAPOLIS – Houston native Sean Townsend returned from an injury-plagued 2003 to medal in four events and re-gain his National Team berth at the 2004 Men’s Winter Cup Challenge in Las Vegas.
“This was my chance to make a statement, that I’m back,” Townsend said. “This is the most depth we’ve had in the U.S. National Team program since 1984, and to see the level of all the competitors here in Vegas has everyone excited about our chances in 2004….
INDIANAPOLIS – The road to Athens goes through San Jose for USA Gymnastics’ rhythmic and trampoline team members when the 2004 U.S. Olympic Team Trials – Rhythmic Gymnastics & Trampoline are held Saturday, June 19 at the San Jose State University Event Center.
The Trials, hosted by the San Jose Sports Authority and conducted by USA Gymnastics, will feature top rhythmic and trampoline hopefuls vying for one Olympic berth for each discipline….
INDIANAPOLIS – USA Gymnastics ventures into uncharted territory this week with the live internet broadcast of Session 1 of the Men’s Winter Cup at 6:30 p.m. ET on Friday, Feb. 6.
The webcast is the first of its kind for USA Gymnastics, which hopes to expand the viewing audience for elite gymnastics events through the worldwide medium. The webcast can be accessed at www.usa-gymnastics.org.
“The increased exposure of our events and athletes during the Olympic year through worldwide webcasts will only aid our efforts to draw more participants to our sport,” said USA Gymnastics President Bob Colarossi….
INDIANAPOLIS – The Pacific’s top men’s and women’s artistic and rhythmic gymnasts will make their way to Honolulu in 2004 and 2006 to compete in the Pacific Alliance Championships presented by Outrigger Hotels. The 2004 Championships are slated for April 15-17 at the Stan Sheriff Center at the University of Hawaii.
“Honolulu is an ideal location for the Pacific Alliance nations and this prestigious event,” said USA Gymnastics President Bob Colarossi….
INDIANAPOLIS – Six positions on the 2004 U.S. National Team are up for grabs when the nation’s top men’s gymnasts gather in Las Vegas for the 2004 Men’s Winter Cup Challenge, Feb. 6-7 at the Sports Center.
“The Men’s Winter Cup Challenge is the first step toward making the 2004 U.S. Olympic Team,” said Ron Galimore, USA Gymnastics Men’s Program Senior Director. “The Winter Cup is the first competition of the year for the top athletes and up-and-comers to show their physical preparedness, and to demonstrate their desire to represent the United States in 2004….
INDIANAPOLIS – 2003 World Championships Team Head Coach Kevin Mazeika will lead the 2004 Men’s U.S. Olympic Team to the upcoming Olympic Games in Athens.
Mazeika was selected during a conference call today among the Men’s Program Committee members, concluding an interview and evaluation process that began in August.
“Kevin has achieved a track record of success as both an individual coach and as a National Team coach, including the most recent World Championships, and has proven that he is more than capable of guiding the U….
INDIANAPOLIS – The accolades keep rolling in for World Champions Paul Hamm and Chellsie Memmel, who on Monday were named finalists for the 74th Annual AAU James E. Sullivan Memorial Award, which recognizes the top amateur athlete in the nation.
Hamm and Memmel are two of the 12 finalists included on the final ballot which was mailed to the award’s more than 800 voters today. The recipient will be honored during a formal presentation at the New York Athletic Club, tentatively scheduled for April 13….