The 2012 Olympic trials are complete and the USA officially has their teams. Last night, an emotional night for some, the girls joining Danell Leyva and John Orozco of the 2012 Men’s team were announced. Gabby Douglas won the all around and clinched a guaranteed spot to London.
Check out the full list of the girls and guys on their way to London for the 2012 Olympic Games. Are you happy with the selections? Watch the video of the announcement here:
The five-man team and replacement athletes are listed below.
Jake Dalton, Reno, Nev./University of Oklahoma
Jonathan Horton, Houston/Team Hilton HHonors (Cypress)
Danell Leyva, Miami/Team Hilton HHonors (Universal Gymnastics)
Sam Mikulak, Newport Coast, Calif./University of Michigan
John Orozco, the Bronx, N.Y./Team Hilton HHonors (U.S. Olympic Training Center)
Chris Brooks, Houston/Team Hilton HHonors (Cypress)
Steven Legendre, Port Jefferson, N.Y./Team Hilton HHonors (University of Oklahoma)
Alexander Naddour, Gilbert, Ariz./Team Hilton HHonors (USA Youth Fitness Center)
We’re so happy to see some fellow New Yorkers on the list! We’re thrilled for Steven Legendre of Long Island for making it as far as he did!
2012 Women’s Olympic Team:
Gabby Douglas, Virginia Beach, Va./Chow’s Gymnastics and Dance Institute
McKayla Maroney, Long Beach, Calif./All Olympia Gymnastics Center
Aly Raisman, Needham, Mass./Brestyan’s American Gymnastics
Kyla Ross, Aliso Viejo, Calif./Gym-Max Gymnastics
Jordyn Wieber, DeWitt, Mich./Gedderts’ Twistars USA
Sarah Finnegan, St. Louis, Mo./Great American Gymnastics Express
Anna Li, Aurora, Ill./Legacy Elite
Elizabeth Price, Coopersburg, Pa./Parkettes National Gymnastics Center
Courtesy of USA Gymnastics
Video of the Olympic Team announcement: here