U.S. men’s team line-up for World Championships team final is finalized
STUTTGART, Germany, Oct. 8, 2019 – The line-up for the U.S. Men’s Team for the team final at the 2019 World Championships in Stuttgart, Germany, has been finalized. The men will compete in the team final tomorrow at 1:45 p.m. local time. U.S.-based fans can watch the finals live at 7:45 a.m. ET on the Olympic Channel and online. There will be a delayed TV broadcast on NBCSN at 3 p.m. ET.
The members of the U.S. Men’s Team are: Trevor Howard of Columbus, Ohio/Ohio State University; Sam Mikulak of Colorado Springs, Colo./U.S. Olympic and Paralympic Training Center; Akash Modi of Morganville, N.J./Stanford University; Yul Moldauer of Arvada, Colo./University of Oklahoma; Shane Wiskus of Spring Park, Minn./University of Minnesota; and Allan Bower of Chandler, Ariz./University of Oklahoma, traveling alternate.
The U.S. line-up is below. All three compete in the final and all three scores count.
Floor exercise: Moldauer, Wiskus, Mikulak
Pommel horse: Modi, Moldauer, Mikulak
Still rings: Moldauer, Mikulak, Howard
Vault: Modi, Moldauer, Mikulak
Parallel bars: Moldauer, Modi, Mikulak
Horizontal bar: Modi, Wiskus, Mikulak
The U.S. Team finished in seventh place in the qualification rankings with a 250.359 team total. The team scores by event were: floor exercise, 41.265; pommel horse, 39.065; still rings, 41.533; vault, 43.165; parallel bars, 43.266; and horizontal bar, 42.065. Russia had the best team score of 259.928, followed by China at 258.354 and Japan with 258.026.
The remaining finals schedule is: Oct. 9, men’s team, 1:45 p.m.; Oct. 10, women’s all-around, 4 p.m.; Oct. 11, men’s all-around, 4 p.m.; Oct. 12, event finals (men – floor exercise, pommel horse, still rings; women – vault, uneven bars), 4 p.m.; and Oct. 13, event finals (men – vault, parallel bars, horizontal bar; women – balance beam, floor exercise), 1 p.m. All times are local to Stuttgart. The entire TV and online coverage schedule is available at usagymworlds.com.
All coverage by NBC, NBCSN and the Olympic Channel is available only in the United States. NBC’s gymnastics commentating team of Tim Daggett, Terry Gannon, Nastia Liukin and Andrea Joyce will provide commentary for all finals.
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