23. June 2008  
Philadelphia, Pa./USA  
Artistic Gymnastics

Johnson and Liukin nominated at US Olympic Team

US gymnastics reports, that Shawn Johnson of West Des Moines, Iowa, and Nastia Liukin of Parker, Texas, automatically qualified for nomination to the 2008 U.S. Olympic Women’s Gymnastics Team following the conclusion of the women’s competition at the 2008 U.S. Olympic Team Trials – Gymnastics at the Wachovia Center in Philadelphia, Pa. Ten women were also selected to attend a final selection camp on July 16-20, where the balance of the squad will be nominated to the U.S. Olympic Team pending approval from the U.S. Olympic Committee.

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