Members of the 2012 U.S. Olympic Team join 2008 Olympic all-around champion Nastia Liukin and her fellow 2008 Olympic team silver medalists Chellsie Memmel, and Alicia Sacramone, in headlining the all-star cast for the Kellogg's Tour of Gymnastics Champions, which comes to the United Center on Sunday, October 14.
"As our 2012 Olympians head to London to represent their country, we are proud to announce they will be an important part of our cast for the 2012 Kellogg's Tour of Gymnastics Champions, which serves as the perfect stage for Americans to celebrate and welcome our Olympians home," said Steve Penny, president of USA Gymnastics.
2012 Olympians currently scheduled to participate in the Kellogg's Tour are: Jake Dalton of Norman, Okla.; Gabby Douglas of Virginia Beach, Va.; Jonathan Horton of Houston; McKayla Maroney of Long Beach, Calif.; John Orozco of the Bronx, N.Y.; Aly Raisman of Needham, Mass.; Kyla Ross of Aliso Viejo, Calif.; and Jordyn Wieber of DeWitt, Mich.
Below is the complete list of athletes scheduled to perform during the Kellogg's Tour of Champions. Cast is subject to change.
Women's Artistic Gymnasts
Rebecca Bross - Plano, Texas/WOGA. 2010 World Championships Team silver medalist; six-time World medalist
Gabby Douglas - Virginia Beach, Va./Chow's Gymnastics. 2012 Olympic Team gold medalist; 2012 Olympic All-Around gold medalist; 2012 U.S. Olympic Trials champion and 2011 World Championships Team gold medalist
Brenna Dowell - Odessa, Mo./ Great American Gymnastics Express. 2010 Pan Am Championships team gold medalist
Sarah Finnegan - St. Louis, Mo./ Great American Gymnastics Express. 2012 U.S. Olympic Team replacement athlete; 2010 Pan Am Championships team gold medalist
Anna Li - Aurora, IL/Legacy Elite Gymnastics. 2012 U.S. Olympic Team replacement athlete; 2012 U.S. uneven bars bronze medalist
McKayla Maroney - Long Beach, Calif./All Olympia. 2012 Olympic Team gold medalist; 2012 Olympic vault silver medalist; 2012 U.S. Olympic Team member; 2011 World vault and team gold medalist
Chellsie Memmel - West Allis, Wis./M&M Gymnastics. 2008 Olympic Team silver medalist; World gold medalist in all-around, team (twice), uneven bars
Elizabeth Price - Coopersburg, Pa./ Parkettes National Gymnastics Center. 2012 U.S. Olympic Team replacement athlete; 2011 City of Jesolo Trophy team gold medalist
Aly Raisman - Needham, Mass./Brestyan's Gymnastics. 2012 Olympic Team gold medalist; 2012 Olympic floor exercise gold medalist; 2012 Olympic balance beam bronze medalist; 2012 U.S. Olympic Team member; 2011 World floor floor bronze medalist and team gold medalist
Kyla Ross - Aliso Viejo, Calif./ Gym-Max. 2012 Olympic Team gold medalist; 2012 U.S. Olympic Team member; 2012 Kellogg's Pacific Rim team gold medalist
Alicia Sacramone - Winchester, Mass./Brestyan's American Gymnastics. 2011 World team gold medalist; 2008 Olympic team silver medalist; 10 career World medals
Sabrina Vega - Carmel, N.Y./Dynamic Gymnastics. 2011 World Championships team gold medalist
Jordyn Wieber - DeWitt, Mich./Twistars USA. 2012 Olympic Team gold medalist; 2012 U.S. Olympic Team member; 2011 World all-around and team gold medalist, balance beam bronze medalist
Men's Artistic Gymnasts
Chris Brooks - Houston/Team Hilton HHonors (Cypress Academy of Gymnastics). 2012 U.S. Olympic Team replacement athlete; 2012 Kellogg's Pacific Rim Championships all-around and team gold medalist
Alex Buscaglia - Stanford, Calif./Stanford University. 2010 Pan Am Championships Team gold medalist
Jake Dalton - Reno, Nev./University of Oklahoma. 2012 U.S. Olympic Team member; 2011 World Championships team bronze medalist
Jonathan Horton - Houston/Team Hilton HHonors (Cypress Academy of Gymnastics). 2012 U.S. Olympic Team member; 2010 World all-around bronze medalist; 2008 Olympic team bronze medalist; 2008 horizontal bar silver medalist
Glen Ishino - Santa Ana, Calif./University of California-Berkeley. 2010 Pan Am Games team gold medalist
Steven Legendre - Port Jefferson, N.Y./Team Hilton HHonors (University of Oklahoma). 2012 U.S. Olympic Team replacement athlete; 2011 World Championships team bronze
Alex Naddour - Gilbert, Ariz./Team Hilton HHonors (USA Youth Fitness Center). 2012 U.S. Olympic Team replacement athlete; 2011 World Championships Team bronze medalist
John Orozco - Bronx, N.Y./Team Hilton HHonors (U.S. Olympic Training Center). 2012 U.S. Olympic Team member; 2012 U.S. all-around champion; 2011 World Championships team bronze
Paul Ruggeri - Manlius, N.Y./University of Illinois. 2011 Pan Am Games team bronze medalist and high bar champion
Brandon Wynn - Voorhees, N.J./Team Hilton HHonors (Ohio State University). 2011 Pan Am Games team bronze medalist and still rings gold medalist
Congratulations to the 2012 U.S. Gymnastics Team!
"USA Gymnastics has produced countless memorable moments throughout the history of the Olympic Games and Kellogg's is excited to help bring the incredible athletes who create these moments to fans, even after the Games have ended, as part of our official partnership," said Kellogg U.S. Morning Foods President David Denholm.
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1996 Olympian John Macready and 2004 Olympian Mary Sanders will also be part of the Tour. The cast of gymnastics champions will be joined by local gymnasts at each tour stop. Acrobatic, rhythmic and trampoline athletes participating in the 2012 Kellogg's Tour of Gymnastics Champions will be announced at a later date.
The Kellogg's Tour of Gymnastics Champions is produced by USA Gymnastics in partnership with AEG Facilities, Kellogg Company is the exclusive title sponsor and Hilton HHonors and Procter & Gamble are official supporting partners.
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