Shawn Johnson Named to Pan Am Team
Shawn Johnson was one of six gymnasts named to the United States Female Gymnastics team that will compete in the Pan American Games July 13-29 taking place in Rio de Janiero, Brazil.
Johnson, who is competing as a senior in 2007, won the 2007 Tyson American Cup. In 2006, Johnson won the junior all-around title at the Visa Championships, where she also claimed the gold medal in the vault, balance beam and floor exercise. At the USA vs Great Britain International competition, she won the all-around and balance beam and was on the team that won the title, along with Peszek and Bross. Johnson won the all-around and balance beam and was second on vault and floor at the 2006 Junior Pan American Championships, where she, Peszek and Bross were on the team that won the title.