Key completes gold medal sweep in Japan
posted on 09/23/2013

© John Cheng

YOKOHAMA, Japan, Sept. 23, 2013 – 2013 U.S. junior all-around champion Bailie Key of Montgomery, Texas/Texas Dreams, won all four event titles today at the 2013 International Junior Gymnastics Competition at the Yokohama (Japan) Cultural Gymnasium. Lauren Hernandez of Old Bridge, N.J./MG Elite, the U.S. junior all-around silver medalist, claimed the bronze medal on the vault.

Key, who also won the individual all-around, claimed all five available gold medals at the event. To win each event, she posted scores of 15.100, vault; 14.350, uneven bars; 14.625, balance beam; and 14.800, floor exercise.

Hernandez added a second bronze medal today, posting a 14.625. She also finished sixth on beam, 13.475, and fourth on floor, 13.725.

This event was the first international assignment for Hernandez and the fourth for Key. Coaches for the event were Kim Zmeskal-Burdette of Texas Dreams and Maggie Haney of MG Elite.


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