August 20, 2007

Sacramone Earns Third Straight Vault Title at Visa National Championships

Aug. 20, 2007

San Jose, CA - Brown gymnast, Alicia Sacramone (Winchester, MA), competed in the Visa National Championships over the weekend and claimed her third consecutive vault title, while also placing third on both the floor exercise and beam.

The Visa National Championships was a qualifying event for a spot on the U.S. National and World teams. She earned a spot on both, and was also named the USA Gymnastics Sportswoman of the Year.

Sacramone and the six other members of the U.S. Women's Team will compete in the 2007 World Gymnastics Championships from Sept. 1-9 in Stuttgart, Germany. The 2007 World Championships is the qualifying event for the 2008 Olympic Games. The top 12 teams advance to compete in Beijing.