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Baltimore gymnast Donnell Whittenburg left off U.S. Olympic roster after fourth-place finish at trials

Baltimore gymnast Donnell Whittenburg left off U.S. Olympic roster after fourth-place finish at trials

Baltimore gymnast Donnell Whittenburg (Edgewood) finished in fourth place at the U.S. Olympic team trials Saturday night in St. Louis but was not named to the five-man roster.

Whittenburg, who was fifth after the first day of competition Thursday, finished with a score of 355.525, placing him ahead of selections Alex Naddour and John Orozco. Sam Mikulak (362.750), Chris Brooks (358.075) and Jake Dalton (356.525), who finished 1-2-3, were the other three choices.

The selections are based on the results from four days of events: June 3 and 5 at the national championships in Hartford, Conn.; and Thursday and Saturday's Olympic trials. Whittenburg, who was the only gymnast to...

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