INDIANAPOLIS, Ind., Oct. 23, 2007—2007 U.S. junior all-around champion Alexy Bilozertchev of Hilliard, Ohio, is one of four men who will represent the United States at the 2007 Junior Pan Am Championships, Nov. 19-26, in Guatemala City, Guatemala.
In addition to Bilozertchev, the U.S. Men’s Team consists of: Glen Ishino of
At the 2007 Visa Championships in the 16-18 year-old junior division, Bilozertchev won the all-around and pommel horse and placed second on parallel bars and third on floor exercise and vault; and Ishino finished first on still rings and second in the all-around, pommel horse and horizontal bar. In the senior division, Legendre was third on vault, and Leyva, at just 15 years old, finished ninth in the all-around. At the 2006 Visa Championships, Leyva won the all-around, horizontal bar and floor exercise (tie) in the 14-15 year-old junior division. Orozco won the all-around, still rings, parallel bars and high bar and placed second on floor exercise and third on vault in the 14-15 year-old junior division at the 2007 Visa Championships.
The U.S. Women’s Team for the Junior Pan Am Championships will be named closer to the event.