The USA Men’s Team put on a stellar performance in Prelims at the 2010 World Championships, and are now sitting in 3rd place as they head into Team Finals.  Several key individual performances helped earn the guys a total of 6 more medal opportunities for Team USA:

  • Men’s Team Finals
  • All-Around: Jonathan Horton and Danell Leyva
  • Floor exercise: Steven Legendre
  • Horizontal bar: Chris Brooks and Danell Leyva

Team USA all combined (men’s and women’s) now has 15 chances to win medals at this year’s World Championships!  And, that means American Gymnast Facebook Fans have 15 chances to win a Discount Certificate to the American Gymnast online store!  Just “like” the AG Facebook Page for a chance to win.  We will randomly select one of our Facebook fans each time USA wins a medal at this year’s World Championships to win a $100 (Gold), $50 (Silver), or $25 (Bronze) Discount Certificate!

Women’s Team Finals begin tomorrow at 11:00am E.S.T.  You can watch the action via live video stream on or follow the coverage commentary around the web with sites like, and, as well as USA Gymnastics’ Twitter updates.

Men’s Team Finals begin on Thursday at 11:00am E.S.T.  If you’re wondering what this competition might have in store for fans, look no further than Jon Horton’s Facebook status following the Prelims competition …

“Killed Day 1. Gonna be better in Day 2. The worlds not ready for this team…”

I’m ready Jon … bring it!


Jay Thornton

American Gymnast