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USA brings home two medals from 2013 Pat Wade Classic
posted on 11/24/2013

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STOKE-ON-TRENT, Great Britain, Nov. 24, 2013 Acaa The USA's Bryan Allen of San Jose, Calif., and Brennan Atsatt of Santa Cruz, Calif., both of Aerial Tumbling and Acro Gymnastics, won the junior men's pairs competition at the inaugural Pat Wade Classic in Stoke-on-Trent, Great Britain. Ryan Ward and Kiley Boynton, both of Riverside, Calif./Realis Gymnastics Academy, brought home the senior mixed pairs silver medal.

In the men's pairs for ages 13-19, Allen and Atsatt earned a 26.730 for the combined routine, claiming the gold medal. Russia was second at 26.280.

In the senior mixed pairs, Ward and Boynton earned a 30.425 for their combined routine, just .025 behind the champions from Britain's Heathrow Gymnastics Club.

In addition, the age-group field has eight groups from the United States (six women's groups and two mixed pairs). The event's field includes more than 260 gymnasts from Australia, Belgium, France, Russia and the United States and includes competition for the both senior and 13-19 year-old age group levels. For complete results, go to the offical event website.

The Pat Wade Classic is named in honor of the late Professor Patricia Wade, MBE, who was one of the founding members of acrobatic gymnastics and chaired the International Gymnastics Federation's Acrobatic Gymnastics Technical Committee from 2000-08.