Blaine Wilson, Elise Ray and Alyssa Beckerman Win All-Around Gold Medals
– All Teams Medal
Indianapolis, Ind. – USA Gymnastics is bringing home at least sixteen medals from both the Senior Pacific Alliance Championships, April 20-25 in Christchurch, New Zealand and the Spieth Sogipa competition, April 22-23, in Porto Alegre, Brazil. With competition concluding this evening, the medal count for the U.S. includes six gold, seven silver and three bronze. Both competitions served as a preview and preparation for the 2000 Olympic Games in Sydney.
Morgan White (Cincinnati, Ohio), the 1999 Pan American Games all-around gold medalist, tied for the bronze medal with Australia’s Lisa Skinner (37.225), a 1999 World Championships team member. 1996 Olympic Gold Medalist Amy Chow (San Jose, Calif.) finished fifth (37.112).