June 27, 2012
COLUMBUS, Ohio – Brandon Wynn, a former member of the Ohio State men’s gymnastics team, will look to achieve his Olympic dream as he fights for a spot in London at the 2012 Olympic Trials beginning Thursday at the HP Pavilion in San Jose, Calif. Wynn is one of 15 national team members who will be vying for a spot on the five-man United States roster. The U.S. representatives in London will be determined by the Trials, subject to the approval of the U.S. Olympic Committee's board of directors.
Wynn, a native of Voorhees, N.J, is a two-time United States and NCAA rings champion, earning a silver medal on the event at the 2012 Visa Championships June 11. The 2011 Nissen-Emery Award Finalist, Wynn finished 14th in the all-around competition at the Visa Championships to earn a spot on the U.S. senior national team for the fourth-consecutive year.
Ohio State has produced five Olympians in men’s gymnastics and has been represented in the past four Summer Olympic Games. Most recently, Raj Bhavsar was a part of Team USA that received a bronze medal at the 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing.
NBC Sports Network will broadcast the first day of men's competition live on June 28 from 5:30 to 8 p.m. ET. Then, NBC will broadcast live coverage on television and at NBCOlympics.com of the men's final day on June 30 at 4 p.m.ET.