Aau nationals 2016 gymnastics meet

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Leyva won on parallel bars and high bar, Jacob Dalton won on floor, Alexander Naddour won on pommel horse, Jonathan Horton won on rings, and Sean Senters won on vault. In the individual events, Ross won on uneven bars and balance beam and her Olympic teammate McKayla Maroney won on vault and floor exercise; Biles swept the silver medals in each event.

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It was Biles's second consecutive all-around title. In the individual events, Biles won on both vault and floor exercise, Ross won on balance beam, and newcomer Ashton Locklear won on uneven bars. It was Mikulak's second consecutive all-around title. In the individual events, Dalton won on floor exercise, Mikulak won on pommel horse, Brandon Wynn won on still rings, Donnell Whittenburg won on vault, Danell Leyva won on parallel bars, and Orozco won on high bar.

It was Biles's third consecutive all-around title and became the first female gymnast since Kim Zmeskal to win the all-around 3 consecutive times.

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In the individual events, Biles won on both vault and balance beam, Madison Kocian on uneven bars, and Raisman won on floor exercise. This was Mikulak's third consecutive all-around title and became the first male gymnast since Paul Hamm to win the all-around 3 consecutive times.

aau nationals 2016 gymnastics meet

In the individual events, Steven Legendre won on floor exercise, Alex Naddour won on pommel horse, Whittenburg won on still rings, Mikulak won on both vault and parallel bars, and Brooks won on high bar. It was Biles's fourth consecutive all-around title and became the first female gymnast since Joan Moore-Gnat to win the all-around 4 consecutive times. Rachel began the sport at age 9, when many of the other girls in the Marshfield program had already begun between 3 and 5.

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However, her natural agility soon showed, and she was promoted to the second skill level for competition in her second year.

During that season, she was moved up to the competitive team, and for her first competition had to learn her routine in just a few weeks.

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No problem — she took first place. By the next summer, Rachel had qualified for her fi rst national meet, and placed 11th overall at her level. The next season, she was promoted all the way to Level 4, and again qualified for nationals. This past year, in Level 5, Rachel earned a 9.

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She knew she had nailed her floor routine at the national meet. Becoming a national event champion was a rapid climb for a girl who only four years earlier had never even attempted to perform a maneuver on a 4-inch balance beam or launch herself into a back handspring. Her mother said it took Rachel and the family a while to learn the lingo and expectations of the sport. The gymnasts in the Marshfield program are expected to attend regular practices two weeknights and every Saturday all through the school year, and Rachel is always raring to go.

Being able to master a new technique or skill is what drives her. Gaining experience at larger events should only help Rachel get better yet, her coach said.