USA wins team, all-around medals at University of Calgary Cup
posted on 03/18/2017

CALGARY, Alberta, Canada, March 18, 2017 – At the University of Calgary International Cup in Calgary, Canada, Team USA won the junior team gold and the senior team silver medals. Shane of Wiskus of Spring Park, Minn./Mini-Hops Gymnastics, won the senior all-around, with Cameron Bock of Tustin, Calif./U.S. Olympic Training Center, claiming the bronze. Julian Brutchin-Roose of Van Nuys, Calif/Gymnastics Olympica USA, and Paul Juda of Deerfield, Ill./Buffalo Grove Gymnastics Center, tied for second in the junior all-around.

In the senior team competition, Team USA finished just behind China, 160.600 to 160.350. Canada claimed the bronze at 159.000. The U.S. men had the top scores for floor exercise and pommel horse, with the second highest team score on the still rings and parallel bars.

The U.S. junior men easily took the team honors, earning a 155.250 for the title. Canadian teams finished second and third, 151.800 and 150.700, respectively. The USA had the highest team score for still rings, vault, parallel bars and horizontal bar.

Brutchin-Roose and Juda tied for second at 75.650 in the junior men’s all-around. Canada’s Felix Doci took first at 75.700. Brutchin-Roose’s individual scores were: 12.350, floor exercise; 12.150, pommel horse and still rings; 13.900, vault; 12.650, parallel bars; and 12.450, horizontal bar. Juda’s event scores were: 13.350, floor exercise; 11.000, pommel horse; 13.350, still rings (top score); 14.100, vault (top score); 11.550, parallel bars; and 12.300, horizontal bar. Ian Lasic-Ellis of Dover, Mass./Massachusetts Elite Gymnastics Academy was fourth at 75.050.

For the senior all-around, Wiskus won the title with his 80.500. China’s Ma Yue was second at 80.000, with the USA’s Bock in third at 79.800. Wiskus’ event scores were: 14.250, floor exercise; 12.900, pommel horse; 13.450, still rings; 13.000, vault; 13.750, parallel bars; and 13.150, horizontal bar. Bock posted the following: 13.700, floor exercise; 13.750, pommel horse; 13.350, still rings; 13.600, vault; 13.300, parallel bars; and 12.100, horizontal bar. Alexei Vernyi of Cypress, Texas/Cypress Academy of Gymnastics finished eighth at 73.400.

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