Twelve of the country’s best artistic gymnasts will represent the U.S. at the 2023 Pan American Championships May 26-28 in Medellin, Colombia.
Leading the men’s team are 2020 Olympians Yul Moldauer (Arvada, Colo./5280 Gymnastics) and Shane Wiskus (Spring Park, Minn./EVO Gymnastics). Stanford standouts Curran Philips (Naperville, Ill.) and Khoi Young (Bowie, Md.) will join the veterans at the competition in Colombia along with 2023 NCAA all-around silver medalist Taylor Christopulos (Layton, Utah/University of Nebraska). Joining the team as a traveling replacement athlete is 2022 U.S. still rings champion Donnell Whittenburg (Baltimore, Md./Salto Gymnastics Center).
Headlining the women’s roster is rising star Joscelyn Roberson (Spring, Texas/World Champions Centre), who already has picked up six medals on the world stage in 2023. She will be joined by 2023 Winter Cup all-around bronze medalist Nola Matthews (Gilroy, Calif./Airborne Gymnastics Training Center), 2023 Winter Cup uneven bars champion Zoe Miller (Spring, Texas/World Champions Centre), 2023 Winter Cup vault silver medalist Addison Fatta (Wrightsville, Pa./Prestige Gymnastics) and 2022 Junior Pan American team, vault, beam and floor gold medalist Tiana Sumanasekera (Pleasanton, Calif./World Champions Centre). Madray Johnson (Dallas, Texas/WOGA Gymnastics) will be in Medellin as a traveling replacement athlete.
Day 1 of the competition will see the U.S. men in Subdivision 1 at 11:30 a.m. ET on Friday as all-around and individual event champions are crowned. Saturday’s slate is full of women’s gymnastics with the U.S. in Subdivision 3 at 4:55 p.m. ET. Team finals take over Sunday, May 28 starting with the men’s team final at 11:30 a.m. ET, followed by women at 5:05 p.m. ET.
Competition in Medellin is expected to stream live on the official UPAG-PAGU YouTube channel.