2009 International Sport and Cultural Festival hosts TeamGym Nationals
posted on 06/26/2009

Ft. Worth, Texas – The USA Gymnastics TeamGym Nationals took place at the American Sokol International Sport and Cultural Festival in Texas’s Ft. Worth Convention Center on Wednesday, June 24.

Gymnasts in squads with six to 16 members performed two events, group jump and group floor exercise, during part one of their group competition. The squads will compete on Friday, June 26, and finals scores will consist of a two day composite with 40 percent from the day one and 60 percent from day two.

For a complete list of Day 1 results and photos from the event, click here.

Participation in the National Championships was earned through qualification competitions throughout the United States. International Division participants consist of invited member countries of the International Gymnastics Federation.

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