June 8, 2012
COLUMBUS, Ohio - One former and one current member of the Ohio State men's gymnastics team competed in day one of the 2012 Visa Championships Thursday evening at the Chaifetz Arena in St. Louis, Mo. Former Buckeye and U.S. national team member Brandon Wynn and rising junior Kris Done will compete in the finals at 12:30 p.m. ET Saturday. The finals will be aired live from 1-3 p.m. ET on NBC.
Wynn placed second on rings with a 15.35 score. In the all-around competition, Wynn notched an 86.200 mark for 14th overall, while also finishing tied for third on high bar with a 15.400.
The two Buckeyes began on pommel horse with Wynn recording a 12.10 and Done notching an 11.85.
In the second rotation, Wynn, the two-time defending U.S. champion on rings, continued to be one of the best in the nation on the apparatus, collecting a 15.35. Wynn, a native of Voorhees, N.J., won the 2011 rings finals for the second-consecutive year with a 15.75. Next, Done led the Scarlet and Gray with a 14.80 on vault, while Wynn claimed a 14.10.
The two Buckeyes then moved on to parallel bars with Wynn notching an impressive 15.40 to tie for third. Done scored a 14.10 on the event.
In the fifth rotation the two competitors rotated to the high bar. Wynn led the way with a 14.55 to tie for ninth place. Done, a two-time NCAA All-American on high bar, scored a 14.10 to tie for 24th overall.
In the final event on floor exercise, Wynn notched a 14.700 for 16th overall.
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