2015 U.S. Men’s World Championships Team wraps up preparation camp


COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo., Sept. 28, 2015 – The U.S. Men’s Team for the 2015 World Championships just wrapped up its six-day preparation camp for the World Championships, slated for Oct. 23-Nov. 1, in Glasgow, Scotland. The 2015 World Championships are the first opportunity for countries to qualify for the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, in men’s and women’s gymnastics.

During the camp, all six members plus the two replacement athletes were in attendance, and the camp mimicked what the team will experience in Glasgow, including an inter-squad competition.

The eight members of the team are listed below.
Danell Leyva of Miami/Team Hilton (Universal Gymnastics)
Sam Mikulak of Newport Coast, Calif./Team Hilton (U.S. Olympic Training Center)
Alex Naddour of Queen Creek, Ariz./Team Hilton (USA Youth Fitness Center)
Paul Ruggeri III of Manlius, N.Y./Team Hilton (U.S. Olympic Training Center)
Donnell Whittenburg, Baltimore, Md./Team Hilton (U.S. Olympic Training Center)
Brandon Wynn, Voorhees, N.J./Team Hilton (U.S. Olympic Training Center)
Replacement athletes
Chris Brooks of Houston/Team Hilton (Cypress Gymnastics)
Marvin Kimble, Milwaukee, Wis./Team Hilton (U.S. Olympic Training Center)