© John Cheng
INDIANAPOLIS, Oct. 1, 2012 — Brenna Dowell of Odessa, Mo./Great American Gymnastics Express, will represent the U.S. at the 2012 Mexican Open in Acapulco, Mexico, Oct. 12-13. Athletes from 11 countries will compete at the two-day contest that will feature all-around and individual event competition.
Dowell last competed in Mexico at the 2010 Pan American Championships in Guadalajara, where she helped Team USA to team gold. In 2012, Dowell placed ninth on all-around at the Visa Championships and U.S. Olympic Trials, and earned silver on uneven bars at the City of Jesolo Trophy in Jesolo, Italy.