Tuesday, 25 October 2011 20:42

Pan Am Games: US Men Win Bronze

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The US Men's squad won the Bronze medal at the Pan Am Games.  Brazil took first and Puerto Rico 2nd.  The squad featured a number of current and former NCAAers, including captain Brandon Wynn (formerly of Ohio State).  The others include Cal's Donathan Bailey, Illinois' CJ Maestas, Stanford grad Sho Nakamori, Illinois' Tyler Mizoguchi, and former Illini Paul Ruggeri.  Maestas qualified to the AA final with a 9th place finish, while Wynn qualified in 20th.  For the individual event finals, Bailey qualified on FX while Maestas and Wynn qualified on Rings.  Maestas will also compete on HB while Nakamori made the PB final.  Ruggeri qualified in the top spot on HB, and made the final in PB and VT as well.

Former PSU star and NCAA champ Luis Vargas qualified in third to the AA final, and made finals on the PH.  Another former PSU gymnast, Tommy Ramos, qualified to the Ring final. 

Link:  Results

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