Following five seasons helping the University of Washington Gymnastics program reach new heights, 2000 Olympic bronze medalist Elise Ray has been named the head coach of the GymDawgs program, Washington Director of Athletics Jennifer Cohen announced Friday.
Laura Zeng, Steven Gluckstein and the acro mixed pair of Tiffani Williams and Axel Osborne are among the senior elite gymnasts from rhythmic gymnastics, trampoline and tumbling, and acrobatic gymnastics who are competing June 10-12 at the Dunkin’ Donuts Center in Providence, R.I.
Serena Lu of Staten Island, N.Y./ Isadora, and Nastasya Generalova of Los Angeles, Calif/ California Rhythms, are competing in this weekend’s Sofia (Bulgaria) World Cup. Held at the Arena Armeec, competition begins today with the all-around competition and concludes on Sunday with event finals.
Led by three-time World all-around champion Simone Biles of Spring, Texas/World Champions Centre, eight women who have won World or Olympic gold medals are expected to participate in next weekend’s Secret U.S. Classic, scheduled for June 4 at Hartford, Conn.’s XL Center.
2015 World all-around finalist and reigning U.S. champ Laura Zeng of Libertyville, Ill./North Shore Rhythmic Gymnastics, won two bronze medals today during the apparatus finals of the Minsk (Belarus) World Cup.
USA Gymnastics is the National Governing Body (NGB) for the sport of gymnastics in the United States, consistent with the Ted Stevens Olympic & Amateur Sports Act, the Bylaws of the United States Olympic Committee and the International Gymnastics Federation. The mission of USA Gymnastics is to encourage participation and the pursuit of excellence in all aspects of gymnastics.