gymnastics

St. Louis Sports Commission
9:35 pm
Thu December 4, 2014

St. Louis Sticks Landing To Host 2016 Olympic Team Trials For Men's Gymnastics

USA Gymnastics COO Ron Galimore (right), accompanied by Olympic gymnast Jake Dalton, said St. Louis offers the right environment for the men's Olympic team trials in 2016.
Credit Stephanie Lecci

St. Louis will get the Olympic spirit come 2016, when it will host the U.S. Olympic Team Trials for men's gymnastics.

The event determines which men will represent the U.S. in the Rio de Janeiro Olympics. While it's the city's first time hosting Olympic trials, the city has worked with USA Gymnastics previously, hosting the organization's 2000 and 2012 national championships. Those events decide national champions as well as who continues on to Olympic trials.

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NCAA Championships
6:39 pm
Wed December 11, 2013

NCAA Taps St. Louis To Host Eight Championships

The NCAA's Division I Westling Championships will be held Mar. 19-21, 2015 at Scottrade Center in downtown St. Louis
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The NCAA is bringing eight sports championships to the St. Louis area over the next five years. The collegiate athletic association announced a package of playoffs Wednesday that St. Louis will host between 2015 and 2018.

The St. Louis Sports Commission prepared the city’s successful bids. Vice President of Events Chris Roseman says NCAA athletes will be competing at numerous venues across the metro area.

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