USA Gymnastics names women to Pan American Games Training Squad
posted on 05/30/2007
Nastia Liukin, Photo AA(C) Steve Lange
© Steve Lange
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind., May 30, 2007 – USA Gymnastics today named 12 women to the Pan American Games Training Squad for the 2007 Pan American Games, July 13-29 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
 
The names of the six team members and three replacement athletes will be nominated to the U.S. Olympic Committee for approval at the conclusion of the Pan American Games Team Final Selection Camp, June 30-July 3, at the Women’s National Team Training Center in Huntsville, Texas.
 
The 2007 Pan American Games Training Squad is:
   Rebecca Bross, Plano, Texas/WOGA
   Sarah DeMeo, Overland Park, Kan./GAGE
   Ivana Hong, Blue Springs, Mo./GAGE
   Shawn Johnson, West Des Moines, Iowa/Chow’s Gymnastics
   Natasha Kelley, Katy, Texas/Stars Gymnastics
   Nastia Liukin, Parker, Texas/WOGA
   Hilary Mauro, West Chester, Ohio/Cincinnati Gymnastics Academy
   Samantha Peszek, Indianapolis, Ind./DeVeau’s School of Gymnastics
   Bridget Sloan, Pittsboro, Ind./Sharp’s Gymnastics Academy
   Amber Trani, Richlandtown, Pa./Parkettes
   Cassandra Whitcomb, Cincinnati, Ohio/Cincinnati Gymnastics Academy
   Shayla Worley, Orlando, Fla./Orlando Metro
 
The artistic gymnastics competition at the 2007 Pan American Games is July 14-17 at the Rio Olympic Arena.