Team USA if no age restriction

Juniors in bold.

Andy Thornton’s “Dream Team” if only ability is taken into consideration:

Jordyn Wieber
McKayla Maroney
Alicia Sacramone
Katelyn Ohashi
Kyla Ross
Lexie Priessman

Alternates
Aly Raisman
Mackenzie Caquatto

This is well worth a read – American Gymnast – The Numbers Might Surprise You: The Real USA Dream Team?

One of the many specious reasons for the FIG age requirement is the fear that unethical coaches will push young girls too hard.

But is it ethical to ban Katelyn Ohashi from World Championships when on a good day she’s better than any of the Seniors in Tokyo on that apparatus?

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Rick Mc

Career gymnastics coach who loves the outdoors, and the internet.

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