Jordyn Wieber top Sr – 59.850

1. Jordyn Wieber 59.852
2. Aly Raisman 58.03
3. Chellsie Memmel 57.35

Gymnastics ExaminerWomen’s night one: Why we should not despair

Sounds like we should despair. More errors than highlights.

Jordyn Wieber of DeWitt, Mich/Geddarts’ Twistars, claimed the top spot in the senior women’s all-around competition after the first night of competition with a score of 59.850 at the 2011 Visa Championships at the Xcel Energy Center in Saint Paul, Minn. The women’s competition concludes on Saturday, Aug. 20, with live television coverage on NBC Sports beginning at 7 p.m. Central time. Tomorrow, Aug. 19, marks the conclusion of the men’s gymnastics competition, while rhythmic gymnastics starts it two days of competition.

“The competition went really well,” Wieber said. “I had a lot of fun. The main goal was to come out and be confident, hitting four-for-four and I did that.” …

read more on USAG

• Tsuk the Pain – 2011 Visas Night One: ReCrap
• new blog – Gymnastics I Love2011 Visa Championships Day 1- Hits and Misses…and misses…and misses.

1. Jordyn Wieber, DeWitt, Mich., 59.850
2. Alexandra Raisman, Needham, Mass., 58.000
3. Chellsie Memmel, West Allis, Wis., 57.350
4. Rebecca Bross, Plano, Texas, 56.900
5. McKayla Maroney, Laguna Niguel, Calif., 56.300
6. Mackenzie Caquatto, Naperville, Ill., 56.000
7. Bridgette Caquatto, Naperville, Ill., 55.600
8. Sabrina Vega, Carmel, N.Y., 55.250
9. Grace McLaughlin, Allen, Texas, 54.700
10. Sophia Lee, Plano, Texas, 54.450

Actually, this will be a good wake up call for Team USA. I’m still calling them the team to beat in Tokyo.

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