The United States has named the squad that will be competing at the Japan Cup on July 18 and 19 in Chiba Prefecture.

Headlining the squad is 2008 Olympic Horizontal Bar silver-medallist Jonathan Horton of Houston, Texas.

Additional team members:

Kyle Bunthuwong – -UC-Berkeley/El Cerrito, CA
Steven Legendre – – Univ. of Oklahoma/Flower Mound, TX
Danell Lleyva – – Universal Gymnastics/Miami, FL
Tim McNeill – – UC-Berkeley/Falls Church, VA
Sho Nakamori – – Stanford University/Albany, CA

About the team:

– Kyle Bunthuwong is the 2008 Junior National Champion on the Parallel Bars.
– Steven Legendre is the 2008 NCAA National Champion in the All-Around, Vault and Floor Exercise.
– DanellLleyva is the 2008 Pan-American Champion on the Horizontal Bar and 2009 Winter Cup Champion on the Parallel Bars.
– Tim McNeill is the 2009 Winter Cup Champion on the Horizontal Bar.
– Sho Nakamori was part of the 2008 NCAA National Team Champion Stanford Cardinals.

 

2009 Japan Cup Team - United States of America

2009 Japan Cup Team - United States of America

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