USA Gymnastics names 2018 U.S. Men’s National Team following Winter Cup
posted on 02/18/2018

© John Cheng

LAS VEGAS, Feb. 18, 2018 – Following the conclusion of the 2018 Winter Cup Challenge, the U.S. Men’s Team was named for 2018 through the 2018 U.S. Championships in Boston, Mass., Aug. 16-19.

The current members of the U.S. Senior Men’s National Team are listed below.

2018 U.S. Senior Men’s National Team
Donothan Bailey, Lake Forest, Calif./U.S. Olympic Training Center
Allan Bower, Chandler, Ariz./University of Oklahoma
Marvin Kimble, Milwaukee/Salto Gymnastics
Sean Melton, Orlando/Ohio State University
Sam Mikulak, Newport Beach, Calif./U.S. Olympic Training Center
Akash Modi, Morganville, N.J./Stanford University
Yul Moldauer, Arvada, Colo./University of Oklahoma
Alex Naddour, Gilbert, Ariz./USA Youth Fitness Center
Eddie Penev, Rochester, N.Y./U.S. Olympic Training Center
Donnell Whittenburg, Baltimore, Md./U.S. Olympic Training Center
Shane Wiskus, Spring Park, Minn./University of Minnesota
Alec Yoder, Indianapolis/Ohio State University

Following the conclusion of the Winter Cup, the top six ranked all-around athletes automatically qualified for the 2018 senior national team. Those athletes are Mikulak, Kimble, Modi, Bower, Melton and Yoder. Moldauer was automatically selected to the team based on his 2017 World Championships results. Three were selected by the Men’s Program Committee – Bailey, Naddour and Wiskus – and Penev and Whittenburg successfully petitioned to the team due to injury.

For more information on the points ranking system used for determining the national team, please click here.