EVENTS

KELLOGG'S TOUR OF GYMNASTICS CHAMPIONS
Sunday, Sep 16, 2012 - 3:00 PM


2012 OLYMPIANS, WORLD, OLYMPIC MEDALISTS HEADLINE KELLOGG’S TOUR OF GYMNASTICS CHAMPIONS CAST

Members of the 2012 U.S. Olympic Team join 2008 Olympic all-around champion Nastia Liukin and her fellow 2008 Olympic team silver medalists Chellsie Memmel, and Alicia Sacramone, in headlining the all-star cast for the Kellogg's® Tour of Gymnastics Champions, which stops at Honda Center in Anaheim on Sept. 16.

JUST ANNOUNCED: Gold Medalist Shawn Johnson to be Special Guest



Olympians currently scheduled to participate are*:

•      Gabby Douglas, 2012 Olympic All-Around Gold Medalist, 2012 Olympic Team Gold Medalist
•      Aly Raisman, 2012 Olympic Team Gold Medalist, 2012 Olympic Gold Medalist on Floor Exercise, 2012 Olympic Bronze Medalist on Balance Beam
•      Jordyn Wieber, 2012 Olympic Team Gold Medalist
•      Kyla Ross, 2012 Olympic Team Gold Medalist
•      McKayla Maroney, 2012 Olympic Team Gold Medalist, 2012 Olympic Silver Medalist on Vault
•      Nastia Liukin, 2008 Olympic All-Around Gold Medalist, 2008 Olympic Team Silver Medalist, 2008 Olympic Silver Medalist on Balance Beam, 2008 Olympic Silver Medalist on Uneven Bars, 2008 Olympic Bronze Medalist on Floor Exercise
•      John Orozco, 2012 Olympian
•      Jonathan Horton, 2012 Olympian, 2008 Olympic Silver Medalist on Horizontal Bar, 2008 Olympic Bronze Medalist Team
•      Jake Dalton, 2012 Olympian

* Athlete participation would only be subject to change in the event of unforeseen circumstances.

Other athletes scheduled to perform (due to athletes’ schedules and personal commitments, the cast will vary from stop to stop):

Women’s Artistic Gymnasts
•     Rebecca Bross – Plano, Texas/WOGA. 2010 World Championships Team silver medalist; six-time World medalist
•     Brenna Dowell – Odessa, Mo./ Great American Gymnastics Express. 2010 Pan Am Championships team gold medalist
•     Sarah Finnegan – St. Louis, Mo./ Great American Gymnastics Express. 2012 U.S. Olympic Team replacement athlete; 2010 Pan Am Championships team gold medalist
•     Anna Li – Aurora, Ill./Legacy Elite Gymnastics. 2012 U.S. Olympic Team replacement athlete; 2012 U.S. uneven bars bronze medalist
•     Chellsie Memmel – West Allis, Wis./M&M Gymnastics. 2008 Olympic Team silver medalist; World gold medalist in all-around, team (twice), uneven bars
•     Elizabeth Price – Coopersburg, Pa./ Parkettes National Gymnastics Center. 2012 U.S. Olympic Team replacement athlete; 2011 City of Jesolo Trophy team gold medalist
•     Alicia Sacramone – Winchester, Mass./Brestyan’s American Gymnastics.  2011 World team gold medalist; 2008 Olympic team silver medalist; 10 career World medals
•     Sabrina Vega – Carmel, N.Y./Dynamic Gymnastics. 2011 World Championships team gold medalist
 
Men’s Artistic Gymnasts
•     Chris Brooks – Houston/Team Hilton HHonors (Cypress Academy of Gymnastics). 2012 U.S. Olympic Team replacement athlete; 2012 Kellogg’s Pacific Rim Championships all-around and team gold medalist
•     Alex Buscaglia – Stanford, Calif./Stanford University. 2010 Pan Am Championships Team gold medalist
•     Glen Ishino - Santa Ana, Calif./University of California-Berkeley. 2010 Pan Am Games team gold medalist
•     Steven Legendre – Port Jefferson, N.Y./Team Hilton HHonors (University of Oklahoma). 2012 U.S. Olympic Team replacement athlete; 2011 World Championships team bronze
•     Alex Naddour – Gilbert, Ariz./Team Hilton HHonors (USA Youth Fitness Center). 2012 U.S. Olympic Team replacement athlete; 2011 World Championships Team bronze medalist
•     Paul Ruggeri - Manlius, N.Y./University of Illinois. 2011 Pan Am Games team bronze medalist and high bar champion
•     Brandon Wynn - Voorhees, N.J./Team Hilton HHonors (Ohio State University). 2011 Pan Am Games team bronze medalist and still rings gold medalist

"USA Gymnastics has produced countless memorable moments throughout the history of the Olympic Games and Kellogg's is excited to help bring the incredible athletes who create these moments to fans, even after the Games have ended, as part of our official partnership," said Kellogg U.S. Morning Foods President David Denholm.

Kellogg’s has been helping people start their day right for more than 100 years, believing great starts, both big and small, create the potential for great days, every day.
1996 Olympian John Macready and 2004 Olympian Mary Sanders will also be part of the Tour. The cast of gymnastics champions will be joined by local gymnasts at each tour stop. Acrobatic, rhythmic and trampoline athletes participating in the 2012 Kellogg’s Tour of Gymnastics Champions will be announced at a later date.