USA Gymnastics has just announced the members of the 2010 World Gymnastics Championships team:

  • Jonathan Horton (Houston, Texas/Cypress Academy)
  • Danell Leyva (Miami, Florida/Universal)
  • Chris Brooks (Houston, Texas/University of Oklahoma)
  • Chris Cameron (Winter Haven, Florida/University of Michigan)
  • Steven Legendre (Flower Mound, Texas/University of Oklahoma)
  • Brandon Wynn (Vorhees, New Jersey/Ohio State University)

Alternate: Paul Ruggeri (Manlius, New York/University of Illinois)

This could be quite the strong team the United States has put together.

Horton will likely be an All-Around medal contender and could get himself spots in the Still Rings and Horizontal Bar finals.

Leyva is strong All-Around and the experience of being at the World Championships could help him contend for a top spot. Leyva is also strong on the Parallel Bars and Horizontal Bar and could challenge for event finals spots there.

Brooks is the third American who could make it into the All-Around finals. Brooks is very even across all apparatus, but is strongest on the Horizontal Bar and Parallel Bars.

Chris Cameron is the current NCAA All-Around champion. His weakness (like many of the Americans) is the Pommel Horse, but he can contribute consistent and clean routines for the USA.

Steven Legendre will make the biggest splashes on the Vault and on the Floor Exercise. Look for him to make an attempt at those event finals.

Brandon Wynn will bring in strong scores on the Still Rings and Vault and potentially on the Floor Exercise. His Still Rings strength is unmatched in the United States and could be one of the score that the USA depends on for a team medal in Rotterdam.