INDIANAPOLIS, March 7, 2019 – 2018 World team gold-medalist Kara Eaker of Grain Valley, Mo./GAGE, and 2018 City of Jesolo Trophy team gold-medalist Alyona Shchennikova of Evergreen, Colo./5280 Gymnastics, headline the U.S. Team of four senior and four junior members who will compete in the 2019 Gymnix International in Montreal, Que., Canada, March 8-10. A live webcast is also available of the International Gymnix.
The members of the U.S. Team for Gymnix are listed below.
Skye Blakely, Frisco, Texas/WOGA
Olivia Greaves, Staten Island, N.Y./MG Elite
Lilly Lippeatt, Cincinnati, Ohio/Gymnastics Academy
Kaylen Morgan, Huntersville, N.C./Everest Gymnastics
Sloane Blakely, Frisco, Texas/WOGA
Kara Eaker, Grain Valley, Mo./GAGE
Aleah Finnegan, Lee’s Summit, Mo./GAGE
Alyona Shchennikova, Evergreen, Colo./5280 Gymnastics
This year’s Gymnix is the international debut for seniors Blakely and Finnegan and all four juniors.
The competition schedule for the International Cup is: March 8 – 7 p.m., senior team and all-around finals; March 9 – 6:30 p.m., junior team and all-around finals; and March 10 – 1:40 p.m. junior and senior event finals. The March 8-9 sessions serve as the qualification round for the event finals. Live results are available online and on mobile devices. For more information, go to the event website. All times are Eastern.
Based in Indianapolis, USA Gymnastics is the national governing body for gymnastics in the United States. The organization is committed to creating a culture that encourages and supports its athletes and focuses on its highest priority, the safety and well-being of the athletes. USA Gymnastics has taken specific, concrete steps to strengthen its safe sport policies and procedures. Former gymnast and business executive Li Li Leung begins her tenure as president and chief executive officer of USA Gymnastics on March 8. The organization’s disciplines include men’s and women’s artistic gymnastics, rhythmic gymnastics, trampoline and tumbling, acrobatic gymnastics and gymnastics for all (formerly known as group gymnastics). For more complete information, visit usagym.org.