Mikulak wins third U.S. men's all-around title at 2015 P&G Championships
posted on 08/16/2015

© John Cheng

INDIANAPOLIS, Aug.16, 2015 – Sam Mikulak of Newport Coast, Calif./Team Hilton (U.S. Olympic Training Center), won his third consecutive U.S. men’s all-around title at the 2015 P&G Gymnastics Championships at Bankers Life Fieldhouse in Indianapolis. He is the first to win three in a row since Paul Hamm in 2004. Competition wraps up tonight with junior men’s gymnastics at 7:30 p.m. ET.

Mikulak, who also snared the vault and parallel bars titles, won the all-around crown handily with a 183.650. Donnell Whittenburg of Baltimore, Md./Team Hilton (U.S. Olympic Training Center), finished in second with 179.300. Chris Brooks of Houston/Team Hilton (U.S. Olympic Training Center), landed in third at 177.150.

  • Event champions: floor exercise, Steven Legendre of Port Jefferson, N.Y./Team Hilton (University of Oklahoma); pommel horse, Alex Naddour of Queen Creek, Ariz./Team Hilton (USA Youth Fitness Center; still rings, Whittenburg; vault and parallel bars, Mikulak; horizontal bar, Brooks.
  • Event scores – represents two-day scores, with todays in parens.
    • Mikulak: 30.150, floor exercise (15.800); 29.900, pommel horse (14.800); 30.750, still rings (15.500); 30.850, vault (15.350); 31.550, parallel bars (15.300); 30.450, horizontal bar (14.900).
    • Whittenburg: 31.100, floor exercise (15.700); 28.250, pommel horse (14.350); 32.000, still rings (16.100); 30.650, vault, (15.300); 29.550, parallel bars (15.200); 27.750, horizontal bar (13.000).
    • Brooks: 28.200, floor exercise (14.700); 26.350, pommel horse (13.300); 30.150, still rings (15.050); 29.950, vault (14.850); 31.150, parallel bars (15.750); 31.350, horizontal bar (15.750).
  • Web coverage. Fans can watch a live webstream of the junior men’s final session on pgchamps.com/live.
  • U.S. Senior National Team: Donothan Bailey of Lake Forest, Calif./Team Hilton (University of California – Berkeley); Brooks; Jonathan Horton of Houston/Team Hilton (Cypress Gymnastics); Kimble; Legendre; Danell Leyva of Miami/Team Hilton (Universal Gymnastics); Mikulak; Naddour; Paul Ruggeri III of Manlius, N.Y./Team Hilton (U.S. Olympic Training Center); Whittenburg. There will be additional national team members selected: the Men’s Program Committee will select four members and the Men’s National Team Coordinator will select one.
  • Awards: Athlete of the Year, Sam Mikulak; Sportsman of the Year, Donnell Whittenburg; Coach of the Year, Andriy Stepanchenko

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