… Gabby was fifth at nationals last year and yet did the all-around – ahem, and won the world silver all-around medal – because she was a lock for a bars spot just like she is this year.
With Madison likely going up only on bars, it means the other four will all do vault, beam, and floor in qualifications, so Gabby getting a bars spot in addition to those three events automatically makes her an all-arounder. It’s literally that simple. …
In a recent interview Kyle Shewfelt projected Simone, Gabby and Laurie in the AA. Aly to compete only 3 apparatus. That’s the most likely final decision … assuming all 4 are healthy and ready for prelims.