SAN JOSE, Calif., July 1, 2012 – USA Gymnastics today announced the gymnasts who will represent the United States in women’s gymnastics at the 2012 Olympic Games in London. Gabby Douglas of Virginia Beach, Va./Chow's Gymnastics and Dance Institute, automatically qualified to the team at the conclusion of the women's competition at the 2012 U.S. Olympic Trials – Gymnastics after winning the two-day all-around. The balance of the team and the three replacement athletes were chosen by the Women's Selection Committee.
2012 Women’s Olympic Team:
Gabby Douglas, Virginia Beach, Va./Chow's Gymnastics and Dance Institute
McKayla Maroney, Long Beach, Calif./All Olympia Gymnastics Center
Aly Raisman, Needham, Mass./Brestyan's American Gymnastics
Kyla Ross, Aliso Viejo, Calif./Gym-Max Gymnastics
Jordyn Wieber, DeWitt, Mich./Gedderts' Twistars USA
Sarah Finnegan, St. Louis, Mo./Great American Gymnastics Express
Anna Li, Aurora, Ill./Legacy Elite
Elizabeth Price, Coopersburg, Pa./Parkettes National Gymnastics Center
All athletes named to the Olympic Team are subject to the approval of the U.S. Olympic Committee's Board of Directors.
The members of the Women's Selection Committee were: Martha Karolyi, women’s national team coordinator; Steve Rybacki, International Elite Committee chairman; and Terin Humphrey, athlete representative.