INDIANAPOLIS, May 4, 2012 – 2011 World team bronze-medalist Steven Legendre of Port Jefferson, N.Y./Team Hilton HHonors (University of Oklahoma), has been nominated for Male USOC Athlete of the Month for April. Fans can vote for Legendre by clicking here.
At the China World Cup in Zibo City, China. April 7-8, Legendre won two medals, the gold medal on floor exercise and a silver medal on vault.
On the floor exercise, Legendre executed a piked Hypolito and stuck an Arabian double pike dismount to score 15.450. He shared the gold medal with Romania’s Flavius Koczi, while Israel’s Alexander Shatilov won the bronze. Legendra also won the vault silver medal, earning a two-vault average of 15.687, behind Ukraine’s Igor Radivilov, who posted a 16.125. Koczi finished in third.