INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – Jana Bieger of Coconut Creek, Fla., Nastia Liukin of Plano, Texas, Chellsie Memmel of West Allis., Wis., and Alicia Sacramone of Winchester, Mass., will represent the United States on the U.S. Women’s Team at the 2005 World Championships, Nov. 22-27, in Melbourne, Australia.
"The United States has fielded an incredibly talented women’s team," said Steve Penny, president of USA Gymnastics. "Both Chellsie and Alicia have already demonstrated their strength and dynamic routines against the world’s best, and Nastia and Jana will be showing the rest of the world what they can do on the world stage. The U.S. Women’s Selection Committee has chosen a team capable of turning in high-quality, medal performances, and I know we will be well represented in Melbourne."
Memmel also was the all-around champion at the 2003 Pan American Games. Sacramone won the vault at the 2005 American Cup, the 2004 World Cup Finals and the 2004 Pacific Alliance.