2023 Xfinity U.S. Gymnastics Championships Fast Facts

Donnell Whittenburg

Among the women and men scheduled to compete in the 2023 Xfinity U.S. Gymnastics Championships:

  • They collectively have won 62 medals in Olympic or World Championships competition. That total includes 12 Olympic medals and 50 World Championships medals
  • 11 athletes have been Olympic team members (6) or alternates (5)
  • 14 World Championships roster members
  • 12 athletes who have won medals at either the Olympic Games or World Championships
  • 12 athletes have won a combined 46 U.S. titles

Golden history

  • 2023 is the first time two Olympic all-around gold medalists (Simone Biles and Suni Lee) have competed in the same U.S. Gymnastics Championships

All-time Greats

    Most Men’s U.S. Titles:
    All-around: Alfred Jochim – (7); 2nd – Sam Mikulak, Makoto Sakamoto (6)
    Total career titles: Sam Mikulak (19); 2nd – Blaine Wilson (17)

    Most Women’s U.S. titles:
    All-around: Simone Biles (7); 2nd – Clara M. Shroth Lomady (6)
    Most career titles: Simone Biles (24); 2nd – Dominique Dawes (15)

2023 Xfinity U.S. Gymnastics Championships participants who have won at least one U.S. title (apparatus-year)

    Women – 5 athletes with 31 titles

    • Simone Biles, 24 gold (See below for years and other details)
    • Jade Carey, 2 gold (VT-22, 17)
    • Shilese Jones, 2 gold (UB-22(T), FX-22)
    • Suni Lee, 2 gold (UB-21, 19)
    • Leanne Wong, 1 gold (UB-22(T))

    Men – 7 athletes with 15 titles

    • Donnell Whittenburg, 5 gold (SR-22, VT-17(T), SR-16, SR-15, VT-14)
    • Yul Moldauer, 3 gold (PB-21, AA-17, FX-17(T))
    • Stephen Nedoroscik, 2 gold (PH-22, 21)
    • Alex Diab, 2 gold (SR-21, 19)
    • Asher Hong, 1 gold (VT-22)
    • Curran Phillips, 1 gold (PB-22)
    • Shane Wiskus, 1 gold (VT-19)

GOAT patrol: Simone Biles’s career at the U.S. Championships

  • 7-time U.S. all-around champion (2013-16, 2018-19, 2021) – U.S. record
  • 6-time U.S. vault champion (2014-16, 2018-19, 2021) – U.S. record (tie with Alicia Sacramone)
  • 5-time U.S. balance beam champion (2015-16, 2018-19, 2021) – U.S. record
  • 5-time U.S. floor exercise champion (2014, 2016, 2018-19, 2021) – U.S. record
  • 1-time U.S. uneven bars champion (2018)
  • Overall medal count:
    • 24 gold (7-AA, 6-VT, 1-UB, 5-BB, 5-FX)
    • 6 silver (1-VT, 1-UB, 2-BB, 2 FX)
    • 2 bronze (2-UB)

Oldest athletes entered – Senior competition
Men: Donnell Whittenburg (8/18/94)

  • Whittenburg will be 29 years and 8 days old during the men’s all-around final on August 26. Should he win, he would become the oldest man to do so. In 1970, Mas Watanabe was 28 and 170 days when he won.

Women: Simone Biles (3/14/1997)

  • Biles will be 26 years and 166 days old during the women’s all-around final on August 27. Should she win, she would become the oldest woman to do so. In 1971, Linda Metheny Mulvihill was 24 and 100 days; Biles was 24 and 84 days in 2021.

Youngest athlete entered – Senior competition
Men: Alex Karadzhov (12/23/05)
Women: Eveylynn Lowe (12/27/07)

Local Ties

  • A total of 29 athletes at the Xfinity U.S. Gymnastics Championships – 22 men and seven women – have California ties, either being from California or training in the state.
  • Stanford University accounts for the lion’s share of Cali-linked athletes: 11 men and one woman are currently or were formerly part of the Stanford gymnastics program.
  • A complete list of athletes with California ties is below.

Men (22)
Jeremy Bischoff (Sr.), from Santa Clarita, currently at Stanford University
Brandon Briones (Sr.), currently at Stanford University
Taylor Burkhart (Sr.), currently at Stanford University
J.R. Chou (Sr.), currently at Stanford University
Nick Deng (Jr.) Simi Valley, currently at Gymnastics Olympica USA
Isaiah Drake (Sr.), from Los Angeles
Ian Gunther (Sr.), currently at Stanford University
Asher Hong (Sr.), currently at Stanford University
Riley Loos (Sr.), from Folsom, currently at Stanford University
Wade Nelson (Jr.), from Santa Ana, currently at SCATS Gymnastics
Brandon Nguyen (Sr.), from Elk Grove, currently at Stanford University
Justin Park (Jr.), San Diego, currently at Agility Temecula
Curran Phillips (Sr.), 2022 Stanford graduate
Vahe Petrosyan (Sr.), from Van Nuys, currently at Gymnastics Olympica USA
David Ramirez (Jr.), from Nipomo, currently at Central Coast Gymnastics Sports Center
Wyatt Reynolds (Jr.), from Simi Valley, currently at Gymnastics Olympica USA
Nathan Roman (Jr.), from Poway, currently at Agility Temecula
Tyler Shimizu (Sr.), from Newark, currently at University of California, Berkeley
Blake Sun (Sr.), currently at Stanford University
Colt Walker (Sr.), currently at Stanford University
Grey Westmore (Jr.), from Los Angeles, currently at Gymnastics Olympica USA
Khoi Young (Sr.), currently at Stanford University

Women (7)
Jordan Chiles (Sr.), attends University of California, Los Angeles
Ally Damelio (Jr.), from San Mateo, currently at San Mateo Gymnastics
Levi Jung-Ruivivar (Sr.), from Woodland Hills, committed to Stanford University
Myli Lew (Sr.), from Belmont, currently at San Mateo Gymnastics
Nola Matthews (Sr.), from Gilroy, currently at Airborne Gymnastics Training Center
Tiana Sumanasekera (Sr.), from Pleasanton
Tyler Turner (Jr.), from San Jose, currently at Airborne Gymnastics Training Center

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