U.S. men compete this week in 2016 Junior Pan Am Championships
posted on 09/12/2016
INDIANAPOLIS, Sept. 12, 2016 – 2016 U.S. junior all-around silver-medalist and pommel horse champion Bennet Huang of Palo Alto, Calif./West Coast Olympic Gymnastics Academy, leads the four-man U.S. Team that will compete at the 2016 Junior Pan American Championships, Sept. 15-18, held at the Poligimnasio Complejo Deportivo Coliseo Max Toledo in Sucre, Chuquisaca, Bolivia. He is joined by three fellow U.S. Junior National Team members Justin Ah Chow of Miami, Fla./ Universal Gymnastics; Andrew Bitner of Buford, Ga./Gymnastix Training Center; and Vitaliy Guimaraes of Arvada, Colo./5280 Gymnastics.
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The competition schedule is the all-around and team competition (and qualification for individual event finals) on Sept. 15, with the individual event finals Sept. 17-18. The top eight gymnasts on each event on Sept. 15 will advance to the event finals.
WCOGA’s Vince Miller is the coach, and Samuel Phillips of Woodland Hills, Calif./Gymnastics Olympica, is the replacement athlete.