The U.S. junior men took home 13 medals, including team gold, at the 2023 Berlin Junior Team Cup over the weekend.
Chase Davenport-Mills (Johns Creek, Ga./Roswell Gymnastics), Alex Deubler (Sarasota, Fla./EVO Gymnastics), Nathan Roman (Poway, Calif./Agility Kids) and Dominick Camarena (Georgetown, Texas/Houston Gymnastics Academy) topped the team podium on the first day of competition. Their 230.750 outpaced Switzerland in second with a 227.650 and third-place Great Britain with a 227.200.
Davenport-Mills, Roman and Camarena each picked up all-around medals in their respective age divisions as well. In Age Group 1, Davenport-Mills claimed all-around silver (76.950 just ahead of Britain’s Jonas Rushworth in third (76.500), and behind Spain’s David Kovacs Sergio in first (78.000). Teammate Deubler landed just off the podium with a 76.350. Davenport-Mills also earned vault silver (13.825; 14.200, 13.450) and pommel horse bronze (12.350), while Deubler took floor exercise (13.050) and horizontal bar (12.900) gold. Deubler was seventh in the parallel bars final with a 12.400.
In Age Group 2, Roman secured all-around bronze (75.100) behind Switzerland’s Ben Schumacher (76.050) and Great Britain’s Soll Scott (76.000). Roman claimed parallel bars silver with a 13.100 and still rings bronze with a 12.500. He was also fourth (11.900) in the high bar final and sixth in the floor (11.400) and vault (13.025; 13.250, 12.800) finals.
Camarena was crowned all-around champion of Age Group 3 and collected three individual event medals. He posted a 72.950 in the all-around to outscore Britain’s Uzair Chowdhury, who was second with a 72.650. Germany’s Matvey Fokin rounded out the top three with a 68.900. In Saturday’s finals, Camarena clinched parallel bars gold (13.150), pommel silver (11.850) and floor bronze (12.250). He was fourth in the rings (10.900), vault (12.175; 12.00,12.350) and high bar (11.450) finals.