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Kyla Ross, MyKayla Skinner and Bailie Key Named to Jesolo Teams

Following the conclusion of last week's training camp, USA Gymnastics has named the teams going to the City of Jesolo Trophy this weekend.

14 juniors and seniors have been named to the team.  Notable athletes named to the team include World silver medalist, Kyla Ross, and the mistress of the tricks, MyKayla Skinner. Also named for the seniors is WOGA's Madison Kocian, who was a favorite last year to go to worlds, but withdrew from selection process after injuring her ankle at the P&G Championships.  Juniors include Miss "I win everything" Bailie Key and up and comers such as Emily Gaskins of CGA and Norah Flately, one of Chow's latest prodigies.

Kyla was invited to compete at the American Cup earlier this month, but withdrew due to injuries. For MyKayla Skinner, this is the second time she's been named to this competition, the first in 2012. Bailie Key was the all-around winner for the juniors at the Jesolo Cup last year.

The City of Jesolo Trophy will be held this weekend in Venice, March 22-23.  Including the USA, athletes from Italy, Romania, Japan and Australia are invited to participate.

Here is the roster:


  • Alyssa Baumann, Plano, Texas/WOGA
  • Madison Desch, Lenexa, Kan./Great American Gymnastics Express
  • Peyton Ernst, Coppell, Texas/Texas Dreams Gymnastics
  • Rachel Gowey, Urbandale, Iowa/Chow’s Gymnastics and Dance Institute
  • Madison Kocian, Dallas, Texas/WOGA
  • Maggie Nichols, Little Canada, Minn./Twin City Twisters
  • Kyla Ross, Aliso Viejo, Calif./Gym-Max
  • Mykayla Skinner, Gilbert, Ariz./Desert Lights Gymnastics


  • Jordan Chiles, Vancouver, Wash./Naydenov Gymnastics
  • Nia Dennis, Westerville, Ohio/Buckeye Gymnastics
  • Norah Flatley, Cumming, Iowa/Chow’s Gymnastics and Dance Institute
  • Emily Gaskins, Coral Springs, Fla./Cincinnati Gymnastics
  • Bailie Key, Coppell, Texas/Texas Dreams Gymnastics
  • Ragan Smith, Dacula, Ga./Texas Dreams Gymnastics


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