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Juniors to Watch - Jordan Chiles

Date of Birth: April 15, 2001 
Hometown: Tualatic, Oregon
Current Residence:Vancouver, Washington
Club: Naydenov Gymnastics
Coaches: Erica Bakacs & Dmitri Taskov

Thirteen-year-old Jordan Chiles is a promising junior on the US National team.  Recently, she made waves when she took the all-around title at the 2014 Secret Classic.

Jordan qualified as an elite in 2013 after placing second on beam and floor at the WOGA Elite Qualifier. She was named to the National team in April and later went on to compete at the P&G Championships placing 11th in the all-around.

In 2014, Jordan was again added to the US junior national team and was named to the City of Jesolo Trophy team. In Italy, Jordan helped the US to a first place team finish and took silver in the vault finals behind teammate, Bailie Key.

Jordan continued her tour de force in August at the Secret Classic, the qualifier event for the P&G Championships. She took the gold medal in the all-around, and a gold medal on the vault. Jordan showed confidence and poise of a champion.  Jordan will turn senior in 2017, making her a candidate for the 2020 Tokyo team.

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