USA Gymnastics releases U.S. men’s line-up for team finals at 2011 World Championships

TOKYO, Oct. 11, 2011 – USA Gymnastics has released the USA line-up for the men’s team finals at the 2011 World Championships at the Tokyo (Japan) Metropolitan Gymnasium on Oct. 12 at 6 p.m. local time.  Fans in the USA can watch the action from the men’s team finals live on universalsports.com and Universal Sports cable TV. 

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 Academy); Steven Legendre of Port Jefferson, N.Y./Team Hilton Honors (University of Oklahoma); Danell Leyva of Homestead, Fla./Team Hilton HHonors (Universal Gymnastics); Alexander Naddour of Gilbert, Ariz./University of Oklahoma; and John Orozco, Bronx, N.Y., U.S. Olympic Training Center. Chris Brooks of Houston/Team Hilton HHonors (Cypress Academy), is the alternate.

Here is the line-up for the U.S. men (they are listed in competition order).

Floor exercise

Jon Horton

Steven Legendre

Jake Dalton

 

Pommel horse

Danell Leyva

John Orozco

Alexander Naddour

 

Still rings

Jake Dalton

John Orozco

Jon Horton

 

Vault

Steven Legendre

Jake Dalton

Jon Horton

 

Parallel bars

John Orozco

Jon Horton

Danell Leyva

 

Horizontal bar

John Orozco

Jon Horton

Danell Leyva

 

The schedule for the final rounds is:  Oct. 11, women’s team; Oct. 12, men’s team; Oct. 13, women’s all-around; Oct. 14, men’s all-around; and Oct. 15-16, individual events.

 

 

The women competing for the USA are: Gabrielle Douglas of Virginia Beach, Va./Chow's Gymnastics and Dance Institute; McKayla Maroney of Laguna Niguel, Calif./All Olympia AOGC; Alexandra Raisman of Needham, Mass./Brestyan's American Gymnastics; Sabrina Vega of Carmel, N.Y./Dynamic Gymnastics; and Jordyn Wieber of DeWitt, Mich./Gedderts' Twistars USA. Team member Alicia Sacramone of Winchester, Mass./Brestyan's American Gymnastics, who tore her Achilles tendon during training, has returned to the States for medical treatment, and Anna Li of Aurora, Ill./Legacy Elite Gymnastics LLC, is the alternate.