Ghent, Belgium – The U.S. women’s team earned a bronze medal tonight at the 2001 World Gymnastics Championships, the fourth world team medal ever earned by U.S. women. The U.S. team scored 108.514 behind Romania and Russia who scored 110.209 and 109.023, respectively.
World Championships team members include Schwikert (Las Vegas, Nev.), Mohini Bhardwaj (Los Angeles, Calif.), Tabitha Yim (Irvine, Calif.), Katie Heenan (Burke, Va.), Ashley Miles (San Antonio, Texas) and Rachel Tidd (San Marcos, Calif.).
“This is my biggest medal in all my years of gymnastics,” said Bhardwaj. “This just sums up my whole career. On top of all of the collegiate accomplishments, this is worth just as much, if not more.”