Johnson, Liukin, Worley, Horton, Hamm, Hambuechen

Household names …

Inside Gymnastics reports:

Johnson, Liukin, Worley, Horton, Hamm.

Household names in the gymnastics world are set to headline the 2008 Tyson American Cup. Scheduled for March 1, at New York’s Madison Square Garden, the competition kicks off the road to Beijing. And the marquee event boasts an all-star roster including last year’s champs. 2007 all-around world champion Shawn Johnson of West Des Moines, Iowa, and Jonathan Horton of Houston, who finished fourth in the world in the all-around, are set to defend their 2007 Tyson American Cup titles.

2004 Olympic all-around champion Paul Hamm of Waukesha, Wis.; 2007 balance beam world champion Nastia Liukin of Parker, Texas; and 2007 team world champion Shayla Worley of Orlando, Fla., are also representing the red, white and blue. …

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In terms of the international field, Fabian Hambuechen of Germany and Hisashi Mizutori of Japan, the 2007 all-around world silver and bronze medalists from the 2007 World Championships, have already accepted their invitation to compete. …

News – Inside Gymnastics Magazine

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