Brenna Dowell

Birthdate: 3/4/1996
Program: Women's Artistic
Level: Senior
Current Residence: Odessa, MO
Club: Great American Gymn. Express
Head Coach: Al Fong
Other Coaches: Armine Barutyan


Career Highlights

  • 2017 NCAA team champion (Oklahoma)
  • 2016 Pac Rim team champion and floor exercise silver medalist
  • 2015 World team champion
  • 2015 NCAA team bronze medalist and floor exercise silver medalist (Oklahoma)
  • Alternate for the 2014 World Championships team

Personal Information

Nickname: Bren
Birthplace: Kansas City, MO
Hometown: Odessa, MO
Twitter: @brennadowell

Name of High School: Odessa High School
High School Graduation Year: 2014
Name of College: Oklahoma
Year you began gymnastics: 1997
Favorite Event: Bars - it has all my favorite skills
How did you get involved in gymnastics: My older sisters wanted to learn a back handspring so my mom put them in flip flop class and enrolled me too.
Favorite thing about gymnastics: The feeling of accomplishment when you learn a new skill or do well at a meet or just learn to do something better.
What are your goals for gymnastics?: Win a medal at Worlds
Names of parents/guardians: Michael and Carole
Names of sibling(s): Sisters Carey, Jacey and Lauren
Family members in sports: Carey and Jacey were cheerleaders. Lauren is a gymnast.


Interests Outside the Gym

Favorite school subject: Math
Hobbies or favorite activities: Swimming, reading, hanging out with my friends
Favorite music: Air 1
Favorite book(s): Percy Jackson series, Harry Potter series
Favorite movie(s): The Proposal with Ryan Reynolds & Sandra Bullock, and The Blind Side
Favorite TV show(s): Castle and Numbers
Favorite Food: Fruit, cherub tomatoes, chicken
Charity Involvement: At Christmas our gym sponsors several families from a women's shelter.

National Competition Results

2016 U.S. Olympic Team Trials, San Jose, Calif. - 4th-UB(T); 8th-VT, FX; 10th-AA
2016 P&G Championships, St. Louis, Mo. -
2016 Secret U.S. Classic, Hartford, Conn. -
2015 P&G Championships, Indianapolis, Ind. - 7th-FX
2015 Secret U.S. Classic, Chicago, Ill. - 8th-UB
2015 NCAA Women's Gymnastics Championships, Fort Worth, Texas - 2nd-FX(T); 3rd-Team
2014 P&G Championships, Pittsburgh, Pa. - 5th-UB
2014 Secret U.S. Classic, Chicago, Ill. -
2013 P&G Championships, Hartford, Conn. - 3rd-AA, UB; 5th-FX
2013 Secret U.S. Classic, Chicago, Ill. - 3rd-AA; 4th-FX; 6th-UB
2012 U.S. Olympic Trials, San Jose, Calif. - 8th-UB(T); 9th-AA
2012 Visa Championships, St. Louis, Mo. - 9th-AA
2011 Visa Championships, Saint Paul, Minn. - 5th-VT(T); 6th-AA, UB; 8th-FX (Jr. Div.)
2011 CoverGirl Classic, Chicago, Ill. - 3rd-VT(T); 5th-AA, UB (Jr. Div.)
2010 Visa Championships, Hartford, Conn. - 4th-UB (Jr. Div.)
2009 Women's Junior Olympic Level 10 National Championships, Puyallup, Wash. - 1st-VT(T); 2nd-AA, FX(T) (Jr. A)

International Competition Results

2016 Pacific Rim Championships, Everett, Wash. - 1st-Team; 2nd-FX; 5th-UB
2015 World Championships, Glasgow, Great Britain - 1st-Team
2014 AT&T American Cup, Greensboro, N.C. - 2nd-AA
2013 USA, Germany, Romania Tri-Meet, Chemnitz, Germany - 5th-AA
2013 City of Jesolo Trophy, Jesolo, Italy - 1st-Team; 3rd-AA, UB
2012 Mexican Open, Acapulco, Mexico - 1st-AA
2012 City of Jesolo Trophy, Jesolo, Italy - 2nd-UB; 7th-AA; 8th-VT
2010 Pan American Championships, Guadalajara, Mexico - 1st-Team


Videos of Brenna Dowell

2016 P&G Championships Day 2 Floor Exercise
2016 P&G Championships Day 2 Balance Beam
2016 P&G Championships Day 2 Uneven Bars
2016 P&G Championships Day 2 Vault
2016 P&G Championships Day 1 Vault
2016 P&G Championships Day 1 Uneven Bars
2016 P&G Championships Day 1 Balance Beam
2016 P&G Championships Day 1 Floor Exercise
2016 Secret U.S. Classic Balance Beam
2016 Pac Rim Championships Uneven Bars Final
2016 Pac Rim Championships Vault
2016 Pac Rim Championships Uneven Bars
2016 Pac Rim Championships Balance Beam
2016 Pac Rim Championships Floor Exercise
Interview after 2016 Pac Rim Championships Team/AA
2016 Pac Rim Championships Floor Exercise Final
2015 Interview after World Championships Qual.
2015 World Championships Qual. Floor Exercise
2015 World Championships Qual. Uneven Bars
2015 World Championships Qual. Vault
2015 P&G Championships Day 2 Vault
2015 P&G Championships Day 2 Balance Beam
2015 P&G Championships Day 2 Uneven Bars
2015 P&G Championships Day 2 Floor Exercise
2015 P&G Championships Day 1 Floor Exercise
2015 P&G Championships Day 1 Balance Beam
2015 P&G Championships Day 1 Uneven Bars
2015 P&G Championships Day 1 Vault
2015 Secret U.S. Classic Balance Beam
2015 Secret U.S. Classic Uneven Bars
2014 P&G Championships Day 2 Uneven Bars
2014 P&G Championships Day 1 Uneven Bars
2014 Secret U.S. Classic Uneven Bars
2014 AT&T American Cup Floor Exercise
2014 AT&T American Cup Balance Beam
2014 AT&T American Cup Vault
2014 AT&T American Cup Uneven Bars
2013 Interview after P&G Championships Day 2
2013 P&G Championships Day 2 Floor Exercise
2013 P&G Championships Day 2 Balance Beam
2013 P&G Championships Day 2 Uneven Bars
2013 P&G Championships Day 2 Vault
2013 Interview after P&G Championships Day 1
2013 P&G Championships Day 1 Vault
2013 P&G Championships Day 1 Uneven Bars
2013 P&G Championships Day 1 Balance Beam
2013 P&G Championships Day 1 Floor Exercise
2013 Secret U.S. Classic Floor Exercise
2013 Secret U.S. Classic Balance Beam
2013 Secret U.S. Classic Uneven Bars
2013 Secret U.S. Classic Vault
2012 Visa Championships Day 2 Vault
2012 Visa Championships Day 2 Uneven Bars
2012 Visa Championships Day 2 Balance Beam
2012 Visa Championships Day 2 Floor Exercise
2012 Visa Championships Day 1 Floor Exercise
2012 Visa Championships Day 1 Uneven Bars
2012 Visa Championships Day 1 Vault