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Baltimore gymnast Donnell Whittenburg added to U.S. team after Winter Cup Challenge
Baltimore gymnast Donnell Whittenburg added to U.S. team after Winter Cup Challenge

With a second-place finish Saturday in the all-around at the Winter Cup Challenge, gymnast Donnell Whittenburg of Baltimore earned a spot on the United States men's senior national team. Competing inside the Riviera Hotel & Casino's Royale Pavilion in Las Vegas, Whittenburg, 19, opened his competition with a double-twisting double dismount on the still rings, one of six events in which he finished among the top 10. He finished second on rings, a meet best, scoring a 30.750. Whittenburg, an Edgewood alumnus, placed sixth in floor exercise with a 29.950, fourth in vault with a 30.050, seventh in parallel bars with a 29.100 and 10th in high bar with a 28.100. He did not finish...

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