INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – Natasha Kelley of Rosenberg, Texas, and Kyson Bunthuwong of El Cerrito, Calif., who won the women’s and men’s junior all-around titles, respectively, at the | 2005 Visa Championships |, top the four-person U.S. squad that will compete in the 2005 International Junior Gymnastics Competition, Sept. 18-19 in Yokohama, Japan. Bianca Flohr of Creston, Ohio, and Seung Tai Lee of Sorrento, Fla., the two junior all-around silver medalists, round out the athletes in the delegation.

Kelley, who trains at Brown’s Gymnastics in Houston, also won gold medals for the balance beam and floor exercise at the 2005 Visa Championships earlier this month in Indianapolis. Flohr, who trains at Flytz USA Gymnastics, finished just one-tenth behind Kelley in the all-around, as well as took top honors on the uneven bars.
In the junior men’s 16-18 division, Bunthuwong, who trains with Golden Bear Gymnastics, also took first in both the pommel horse and parallel bars, along with a third-place finish on the horizontal bar at the 2005 Visa Championships. A member of Orlando Metro Gymnastics, Lee won the still rings title and finished in second place on the horizontal bar.

The coaches are
: Women – Ashly and Dan Baker of Brown’s Gymnastics in Houston, and Terry Gray of Flytz USA in Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio; and Men – Aaron Floyd of Golden Bear Gymnastics in Berkeley, Calif., and Casimiro Suarez of Orlando (Fla.) Metro Gymnastics.
The 17th edition of the International Junior Gymnastics Competition is expected to feature athletes from Australia, Canada, China, France, Germany, Japan, Republic of Korea, Romania, Russia, Spain, Ukraine and the United States. Held at the Yokohama Cultural Gymnasium, the all-around competition is on Sept. 18, with the individual events contested on Sept. 19.