Ashton Locklear, Jade Carey and Morgan Hurd were also chosen for the team after a selection camp at the USA Gymnastics National Team Training Center in Texas. Women's World Team is Jade Carey, Morgan Hurd, Ashton Locklear and Ragan Smith. pic.twitter.com/T2losbf RKu— USA Gymnastics (@USAGym) September 21, 2017The world championships, which do not have a team competition this year and include all-around and individual events, run Oct. Smith won the P&G Championship in August, giving her a first national title on the 25th anniversary of Kim Zmeskal-Burdette, Smith’s coach, winning her third. Only Madison Kocian, the silver medalist on uneven bars, continued to compete, going on to star at UCLA as a freshman before having shoulder surgery August. national champion Ragan Smith was one of four gymnasts named Wednesday to the team competing in the world championships next month. team for worlds doesn’t feature any of the Final Five, most of whom have taken time off after winning team gold in Rio.
Ireland’s five Olympic Eventing riders; Mark Kyle, Padraig Mc Carthy, Camilla Speirs, Clare Abbott and Jonty Evans arrived on a later flight and have now been reunited with their equine partners.
The Irish Eventing team finished fifth at London 2012 and will begin their quest for Olympic glory next Saturday 6 August.
The two-time defending Olympic gold medalist on uneven bars will not compete this year after having a baby in June.
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil - The eventing horse inspection officially kicked off equestrian competition at the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Friday. Olympic Eventing Team of Phillip Dutton and Mighty Nice, Lauren Kieffer and Veronica, Boyd Martin and Blackfoot Mystery, and Clark Montgomery and Loughan Glen were deemed fit and ready to compete and will join a total of 65 combinations representing 24 countries. Then we finish strong with Lauren and Phillip on day two. Martin will ride the Blackfoot Mystery Syndicate LLC's Blackfoot Mystery, a 2004 Thoroughbred gelding.
'Troll', as she known in the barn, is a tough, sassy mare that has won the heart of Kieffer in their three-year partnership.