Category: USAG

Chellsie Memmel Eyeing Gymnastics Comeback

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Chellsie Memmel Eyeing Gymnastics Comeback

After almost a decade away from competition, Chellsie Memmel - former Olympian and mother of two - is training for an Olympic comeback.


The 32 year old, crowned world champion in 2005, has leotards older than some of the women she will be training with.  Nonetheless, she says her body is “stronger now than it’s ever been”, and she has even managed to impress USA Gymnastics Team Coordinator, Tom Forster. 

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Laurie Hernandez Returns to Competition as Gymnastics Returns to the National Stage

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Laurie Hernandez Returns to Competition as Gymnastics Returns to the National Stage
Gymnastics returns to the national stage after almost a year. This competition weekend marks the start of the international competition season, which includes the Tokyo Olympic Games and Artistic Gymnastics World Championships, as well as the return to competition for Olympian Laurie Hernandez.

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Qualification Series for Nastia Liukin Cup kicks off 2021 Women’s Program Events

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Qualification Series for Nastia Liukin Cup kicks off 2021 Women’s Program Events

This past weekend marked the first official qualifying event for the Nastia Liukin Cup 2021 series. With 18 Junior and 18 Senior gymnasts able to compete in the Nastia Liukin Cup each year, the competition has always been fierce.  This year the Nastia Liukin Cup will be held in conjunction with the Winter Cup and Elite Team Cup - making for one exciting and gymnastics packed weekend in Indianapolis.  

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US Athletes Prepare for Return to Competition at friendly “Friendship and Solidarity Competition”

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US Athletes Prepare for Return to Competition at friendly “Friendship and Solidarity Competition”

The world was watching as six U.S. gymnasts took part in a competition on Sunday, November 8th in Tokyo. The Friendship and Solidarity event implemented strict COVID-19 safety protocols that could serve as a foundation for the Tokyo Summer Olympic Games and also featured gymnasts from China, Japan, and Russia.

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USA Gymnastics Announces Virtual Events

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USA Gymnastics Announces Virtual Events

USA Gymnastics announced that they plan on utilizing virtual event sanctions and a free platform for hosting virtual meets. Athletes of all levels & across all disciplines will be able to compete through sanctioned virtual events, and gymnasts will also be able to use their scores for level movement. This ensures that more athletes are able to compete despite coronavirus complications. 

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