July 6, 2012
COLUMBUS, Ohio – Brandon Wynn, a former member of the Ohio State men’s gymnastics team, finished second on rings at the U.S. Olympic Trials June 30 in San Jose, Calif. Wynn, a two-time NCAA and U.S. rings champion, concluded the elite event tied for ninth in the all-around competition with a four-day combined score of 348.800, including an 87.35 in the finals of the Trials.
“I am very proud of what Brandon did last weekend,” Ohio State head coach Rustam Sharipov said. “It was a tough competition. Brandon demonstrated high level of gymnastics and I think right now he will take a small break and move forward.”
Wynn, a native of Voorhees, N.J., placed in the Top 10 on four events, including second on rings (61.600), sixth on parallel bars (59.800), and tenth on floor exercise (59.250) and high bar (57.200), respectively. The four-day combined score included the four competitions from both days of the Visa Championships and Olympic Trials.
- 2012 U.S. still rings silver medalist
- 2012 Winter Cup Challenge still rings champion and all-around and parallel bars bronze medalist
- 2011 Pan American Games still rings champion and team bronze medalist
- Two-time U.S. still rings champion - 2010, 2011
- 2010 and 2011 NCAA still rings champion with Ohio State University.
- 2010 Winter Cup Challenge still rings champion.
National Competition Results:
2012 Visa Championships, St. Louis, Mo. - 2nd-SR; 8th-PB
2012 National Qualifier, Colorado Springs, Colo. - 2nd-SR; 5th-PB
2012 Winter Cup Challenge, Las Vegas, Nev. - 1st-SR; 3rd-AA, PB; 8th-VT, HB
2011 Visa Championships, Saint Paul, Minn. - 1st-SR; 7th-HB(T); 9th-AA
2011 NCAA Men's Gymnastics Championships, Columbus, Ohio - 1st-SR; 5th-AA(T); 8th-PB(T), HB
2010 Visa Championships, Hartford, Conn. - 1st-SR; 3rd-AA, PB(T); 6th-FX(T), VT
2010 NCAA Men's Gymnastics Championships, West Point, N.Y. - 1st-SR; 6th-Team
2010 Winter Cup Challenge, Las Vegas, Nev. - 1st-SR; 7th-VT
2009 Visa Championships, Dallas, Texas - 6th-SR
2009 National Qualifier, Colorado Springs, Colo. - 1st-AA, PB; 2nd-FX, SR; 7th-HB
2009 NCAA Men's Championships, Minneapolis, Minn. - 8th-AA
2009 Winter Cup Challenge, Las Vegas, Nev. - 6th-SR(T)
International Competition Results:
2011 Pan American Games, Guadalajara, Mexico - 1st-SR; 3rd-Team; 8th-AA
2011 Puerto Rico Cup, Mayaguez, Puerto Rico - 1st-SR; 2nd-Team, AA, HB; 4th-PB; 6th-VT
2010 World Championships, Rotterdam, Netherlands - 4th-Team
2010 Moscow World Stars, Moscow, Russia - 8th-SR
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