Reigning National Champion John Roethlisberger from Minneapolis, Minn., leads the Motorola World Team Trials after the compulsory round of competition at the Frank Erwin Center in Austin, Texas.
Roethlisberger, who fell on his final event, pommel horse, commented, “It wasn’t what I had hoped for. I wanted to do better than I did today.”
In second place is Mihai Bagiu from Albuquerque, N.M., while Blaine Wilson from Columbus, Ohio, is in third.
All-round scores from the 1995 Coca-Cola National Championships count toward 40% of the final all-around score at the Motorola World Team Trials. The men’s competition concludes Saturday, Sept. 9, at 1:00 p.m. with the optional round of competition.
Results after Compulsories:
(Place, Athlete, Hometown, Club/School, Score)
1, John Roethlisberger, Minneapolis, Minn., Univ. of Minnesota, 85.534
2, Mihai Bagiu, Albuquerque, N.M., Gold Cup, 84.562
3, Blaine Wilson, Columbus, Ohio, Ohio State, 83.984
4, Jair Lynch, Washington, D.C., Stanford, 83.544
5, Josh Stein, Houston, Texas, Stanford, 83.180
6, John Macready, Los Angeles, Calif., U.S. OTC, 83.128
7, Kip Simons, Bloomsburg, Pa., Ohio State, 83.088
8, Brian Yee, Houston, Texas, Univ. of Minnesota, 82.580
9, Casey Bryan, Woods Cross, Utah, Univ. of Oklahoma, 81.892
10, Rob Kieffer, Austin/Longview, Texas, Gold Cup,
11, Mark Booth, Reno, Nev., Stanford, 81.856
12, Mike Moran, Windsor, Conn., Daggett’s , 81.586
13, Jarrod Hanks, Lafayette, La., Univ. of Oklahoma, 81.332
14, Chainey Umphrey, Albuquerque, N.M., UCLA, 81.154
15, Steve McCain, Houston, Texas, UCLA, 65.460*
16, Chris Waller, Mt. Prospect, Ill., UCLA, 64.890*
*Athletes who competed in only Motorola World Team Trials. Their scores count 100% from Trials.