01. March 2008  
New York / USA  
Artistic Gymnastics

2008 Tyson American Cup: Gold for Hamm and Liukin (USA)

Three and a half years after winning the Olympic all-around gold medal, the US gymnast  Paul HAMM won his first international competition again.
In New Yorks Madison Square Garden he beat  his teammate  Alexander ARTEMEV (91,150) with a score of 94.400 and the member of the Japanese golden Olympic team 2004 in Athens, Hisashi MIZUTORI, who scored 90,950.
The German all-around vice and high bar world champion Fabian HAMBUECHEN withdrew from a start because of a flu, so the duel with Hamm was adjourned this time ...!
In women's category a quartett of hosting US girls dominated:
Nastia LIUKIN (63,425) won in front of all-around world champion Shawn JOHNSON (63.100), followed by Samantha PESZEK ...

Anastasia LIUKIN

Men's All-around
1. Paul Hamm (USA) - 94,400
Alexander Artemev (USA) - 91,150
3. Hisashi Mizutori (JPN) - 90,950
4. Bo Lu (CHN) - 90,200
5. Jonathan Horton (USA) - 89,600
6. Raj Bhavsar (USA) - 89,600
7. Flavius Koczi (ROM) - 87,600
Detailed Results