GUADALAJARA, Mexico, Oct. 24, 2011 – Tonight, the women’s team finals kick off the beginning of the 2011 Pan American Games’ artistic gymnastics competition at the Nissan Gymnastics Stadium in the Lopez Mateos Sports Complex in Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico. The U.S. women compete in the final subdivision, which begins at 4 p.m. CT.
The members of the U.S. Women’s Pan Am Team are: Bridgette Caquatto of Naperville, Ill./Legacy Elite Gymnastics LLC; Jessie DeZiel of Rogers, Minn./Twin City Twisters; Brandie Jay of Ft. Collins, Colo./GK Gymnastics; Shawn Johnson ofWest Des Moines, Iowa/Chow’s Gymnastics and Dance Institute; Grace McLaughlin of Allen, Texas/WOGA Gymnastics; and Bridget Sloan of Pittsboro, Ind./Sharp’s Gymnastics Academy.
The competition order for the U.S. Women’s Team in the finals is as follows:
Countries competing in the same subdivision with the United States are Brazil, Canada, Colombia, Mexico, and Venezuela.
The team champion will be determined at the conclusion of the second and final subdivision. The team finals also serve as the qualification round for the all-around finals on Oct. 26 and the individualevent finals, Oct. 27-28. The men’s team finals are scheduled for Oct. 25, and the U.S. men compete in the first of two subdivisions. A maximum of two athletes per country may advance to the all-around and individual event finals.
All times Eastern
|Oct. 24||2:00-7:30 P.M.||Women’s team finals; qualifications for all- around, individual event finals|
|(U.S., Sub 2, 5:00-7:30 p.m.)|
|Oct. 25||2:00-7:30 P.M.||Men’s team finals; qualifications for all- around, individual event finals|
|(U.S., Sub 1, 2:00-4:30 p.m.)|
|Oct. 26||2:00-4:00 P.M.||Women’s all-around finals|
|6:30-9:00 P.M.||Men’s all-around finals|
|Oct. 27||2:00- 5:00 P.M.||Individual event finals|
|Men: floor exercise, pommel horse still rings|
|Women: vault, uneven bars|
|Oct. 28||2:00-5:00 P.M.||Individual event finals|
|Men: vault, parallel bars, horizontal bar|
|Women: balance beam, floor exercise|
- ESPN Deportes, U.S. rights holder of the 2011 Pan American Games, is showing between 90-120 hours of live and exclusive footage on both Deportes and ESPN3. The network has been broadcasting a minimum of three hours of live coverage featuring the top events each day and will continue to do so throughout the Closing Ceremony. Coverage will feature a wide range of competitions including baseball, basketball, boxing, soccer, swimming, track & field, volleyball and several others.
- Live events may not be seen in some areas and the schedule is subject to change. All listed times are Eastern. View the ESPN Deportes broadcast schedule here.
- ESPN2 is also airing the Pan American Games with 20 hours of English-language coverage throughout the event. View the schedule here.
Live internet streaming – Fans can watch select events live at deportes.terra.com.
- To view daily schedules and get results from all Pan American Games competitions, visit info.guadalajara2011.org.mx.
- ESPNDeportes.com/Panamericanos has the latest news and information surrounding the competitions, athletes and each country with exclusive content, video highlights, live chats with the experts on-site, and live scores.
- USA Gymnastics’ Pan American events page, https://usagym.org/panam, and twitter feed @USAGym, will have results, photos and other information on the U.S. Team’s efforts in Guadalajara.
- Follow @USOlympic on Twitter for breaking news updates on Team USA. Also, follow NGB Twitter feeds for additional coverage: Twitter.com/USOlympic/NGB.
- Visit TeamUSA.org/events/6958 for the updated U.S. roster (by sport, state and Olympians), the USA Daily newsletter and photos from the Pan American Games.