World gold medalist McCallum headlines American Cup field

January 10, 2019 - 12:57 pm

Grace McCallum is getting a showcase at the American Cup.

The youngest member of the U.S. women's gymnastics team that won a gold medal at the 2018 world championships headlines the field for the annual exhibition, which will be held March 2 at the Greensboro Coliseum in North Carolina. The 16-year-old McCallum will be joined by 2018 U.S. junior champion Leanne Wong, who will be making her senior debut at the first major elite event of 2019.

McCallum, who is from Isanti, Minnesota, finished fourth in the all-around at the 2018 U.S. championships and competed in three events during team qualifying and two events during the team final at worlds.

Wong is a 15-year-old from Overland Park, Kansas.

The competition features eight male and eight female gymnasts. The men's field will be led by five-time U.S. champion and 2014 American Cup gold medalist Sam Mikulak.


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