The United States closed the Pacific Rim Championships at Xfinity Arena in Everett, Wash., on Sunday night with 17 gold medals for women's, men's and rhythmic gymnastics in the individual event finals. The U.S. also earned 10 silver medals. Baltimore's
Baltimore's Donnell Whittenburg won gold in the still rings with a score of 15.925 to edge American John Orozco (15.325) and also took first place in the parallel bars with a 15.800 ahead of silver medalist Cai Weifeng of China (15.750). In the vault, Whittenburg earned silver with a 15.075 while American Eddie Penev won gold with a 15.100.