INDIANAPOLIS, July 5, 2017 – 2016 World acrobatic mixed pair silver medalists and three-time U.S. champions Axel Osborne and Tiffani Williams, both of Beaumont, Calif./Realis Gymnastics Academy, are among the seven athletes who will represent the United States in acrobatic gymnastics at the 10th World Games, the Olympic equivalent for non-Olympic disciplines and/or events, scheduled for July 20-30 in Wroclaw, Poland. Approximately 4,500 athletes from 100 countries are expected to compete at the World Games. For acrobatic gymnastics, the U.S. will compete in the mixed pair, women’s pair and women’s group disciplines.
The acrobatic gymnastics athletes who will represent the U.S. at the World Games are listed below.
Axel Osborne and Tiffani Williams, both of Moreno Valley, Calif./Realis Gymnastics
Coach: Youri Vorobiev
Sophie Gruszka, Morgan Sweeney and Amanda Waterson, all of Livermore, Calif./West Coast Training Academy
Coach: Michael Rodrigues
Emily Davis and Aubrey Rosilier, both of San Antonio, Texas/Acrobatic Gymnastics
Coach: Vladimir Vladev
The World Games Trials Series events were the Vegas Acro Cup, March 28-April 4, 2017, in Las Vegas, Nev., and the USA Gymnastics Championships, June 25-July 2, 2017, in Milwaukee. Athletes were chosen from among 2017 World Games Trials Series competitors by the Athlete Selection Committee. For the complete U.S. World Games Team selection procedures, please click here.