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Artistic competition set for Tokyo Olympic Games
posted on 07/10/2021

INDIANAPOLIS, July 10, 2021 - U.S. rosters have been announced and the schedule is set for the men's and women's artistic gymnastics competitions at the upcoming Tokyo Olympic Games.

Team composition
The men's and women's teams, which are listed below alphabetically, were named at the conclusion of last week's U.S. Olympic Team Trials – Gymnastics.

Men's team
Brody Malone, Belfast, Tenn./Stanford University
Sam Mikulak, Newport Coast, Calif./U.S. Olympic and Paralympic Training Center
Yul Moldauer, Wellington, Colo./5280 Gymnastics
Shane Wiskus, Spring Park, Minn./U.S. Olympic and Paralympic Training Center
Alec Yoder, Indianapolis, Ind./Ohio State University (individual)



Women's team
Simone Biles, Spring, Texas/World Champions Centre
Jade Carey, Phoenix, Ariz./Arizona Sunrays (individual)
Jordan Chiles, Vancouver, Wash./World Champions Centre
Sunisa Lee, St. Paul, Minn./Midwest Gymnastics Center
Grace McCallum, Isanti, Minn./Twin City Twisters
MyKayla Skinner, Gilbert, Ariz./Desert Lights (individual)



Coaches
The men's team will be coached by Thom Glielmi of Stanford University, while the women's team will be helmed by Laurent Landi of World Champions Centre. Personal coaches will also accompany U.S. team members.

Glielmi has guided Stanford to back-to-back team titles in 2019 and 2021 and earned Coach of the Year honors five times in 19 seasons as the head coach of the Cardinal (2009, 2011, 2019, 2020 and 2021). Glielmi was a member of the 2000 U.S. Olympic Team coaching staff, serving as John Roethlisberger's personal coach, and was also the personal coach for 2016 alternate Akash Modi. He served on the coaching staffs for the 2006, 2007, 2018 and 2019 World Championships and was the head coach of the 2003 U.S. Pan American Games team.

Landi is the team program director for World Champions Centre as well as one of the personal coaches for five-time Olympic medalist Simone Biles. Landi was a member of the French National Gymnastics Team before transitioning to coaching in 1999 – first at the French National Gymnastics Training Center and later at the Bart Connor Gymnastics Academy in Oklahoma and WOGA Gymnastics in Texas, where he coached Olympic and World champion Madison Kocian. Landi served as the head coach of the 2019 U.S. World Championships team.

Competition schedule
The competition will begin with men's qualifying on Saturday, July 24 followed by women's qualifying on July 25, and all U.S. athletes will be in action. Both team and individual gymnasts will look to qualify to the all-around and individual event finals, while the men's and women's teams will also vie for the chance to compete in their respective team finals. A comprehensive schedule is listed below in eastern time.

Qualifications
  • Men's qualifications (subdivision 3): July 24, 6:30 a.m.
  • Women's qualifications (subdivision 3): July 25, 2:10 a.m.
Team finals
  • Men's team final: July 26, 6 a.m.
  • Women's team final: July 27, 6:45 a.m.
All-around finals
  • Men's all-around final: July 28, 6:15 a.m.
  • Women's all-around final: July 29, 6:50 a.m.
Event finals
  • Men's floor exercise, women's vault, men's pommel horse and women's uneven bars finals: August 1, 4 a.m.
  • Men's still rings, women's floor exercise and men's vault finals: August 2, 4 a.m.
  • Men's parallel bars, women's balance beam and men's horizontal bar finals: August 3, 4 a.m.