USA wins five medals at Korea Cup
posted on 04/20/2014

© John Cheng

INCHEON, Korea, April 20, 2014 – Brandon Wynn of Voorhees, N.J./Team Hilton HHonors (U.S. Olympic Training Center), won the still rings title, as well as the parallel bronze, at the Korea Cup in Incheon, Korea at Namdong Stadium. John Orozco of the Bronx, N.Y./Team Hilton HHonors (U.S. Olympic Training Center), earned both the parallel bars and horizontal bar silver medals, and Jake Dalton of Reno, Nev./Team Hilton HHonors (University of Oklahoma), captured the vault bronze.

Wynn won the still rings title with a 15.650, edging out Greece’s Eleftherios Petrounias at 15.625. The Ukraine’s Igor Radivilov was third at 15.100. Dalton finished fifth with 14.875.

On the parallel bars, Orozco and Wynn garnered the silver and bronze medals, respectively. Colombia’s Jossimar Calvo posted a 15.650 for the title. Orozco tallied a 15.300, and Wynn earned a 15.025.

Orozco earned a 15.275 and the horizontal bar silver, finishing behind Calvo’s 15.600. Korea’s Park Min Soo rounded out the top three with his 15.100. Dalton was fifth at 14.525.

Dalton grabbed the vault bronze. Korea’s Yang Hak Seon won the gold medal with his 15.412, and Radivilov was second at 15.037. Dalton’s average was 14.625 and sealed the bronze.

Dalton just missed getting a medal for floor exercise. His 14.750 was just behind Korea’s Park Eo Jin’s 14.775. Greece’s Eleftherios Kosmidis won floor with his 15.125, and Yang was second at 14.825. Orozco was fifth on pommel horse.

The U.S. delegation to Korea also included coaches Andriy Stepanchenko and Mark Williams and judge Michael Ashe.