You watched them at the trials in San Jose. Now, they’re ready for an even bigger stage. Here are the events in which the individual USA women’s gymnasts will be competing, straight from a press release. The most interesting point is that McKayla Maroney will only compete in vault.
LONDON, July 28, 2012 — The line-up for the U.S. women for the qualification round at the 2012 Olympic Games has been submitted. The women compete in the third of five subdivisions on Sunday, July 29, at 2:45 p.m., held at the North Greenwich Arena. The teams and individual gymnasts who will advance to the final rounds will be determined at the conclusion of the final subdivision.
The U.S. Women’s Team features: Gabby Douglas of Virginia Beach, Va./Chow’s Gymnastics and Dance Institute, McKayla Maroney of Long Beach, Calif./All Olympia Gymnastics Center, Aly Raisman of Needham, Mass./Brestyan’s American Gymnastics, Kyla Ross of Aliso Viejo, Calif./Gym-Max Gymnastics, and Jordyn Wieber of DeWitt, Mich./Gedderts’ Twistars USA.
The U.S. women’s line-up is:
Vault: Raisman, Douglas, Wieber, Maroney
Uneven bars: Raisman, Wieber, Ross, Douglas
Balance beam: Ross, Douglas, Wieber, Raisman
Floor exercise: Ross, Douglas, Wieber, Raisman
Gymnastics begins today with the men’s qualification round, and the U.S. men take the floor in the second of three subdivisions at 3:30 p.m. The members of the U.S. Men’s Team are: Jake Dalton of Reno, Nev./University of Oklahoma; Jonathan Horton of Houston/Team Hilton HHonors (Cypress Gymnastics); Danell Leyva of Miami/Team Hilton HHonors (Universal Gymnastics); Sam Mikulak of Newport Coast, Calif./University of Michigan; and John Orozco of the Bronx/Team Hilton HHonors (U.S. Olympic Training Center).