HONOLULU, April 15, 2006 — Twelve U.S. athletes combined for 16 individual gold medals on the final day of competition at the 2006 Pacific Alliance Championships held at the Neil Blaisdell Center in Honolulu. In total, the United States won 36 individual event medals today: 20 in artistic gymnastics, four in trampoline and 11 rhythmic medals. In 2004, prior to the addition of trampoline, the U.S. won 30 individual event medals.
Senior artistic gymnastics
Juniors artistic gymnastics
Blanchard and Nani Vercruyssen of Honolulu went 1-2 in the junior women’s division. Blanchard’s winning routine included 20 flips, 23 twists, and 10 bounces.