USA Gymnastics has a accidental to marque a tally astatine a medal successful the men’s squad lawsuit Monday morning.
The U.S. men are attempting to instrumentality to the Olympic podium for the archetypal clip since the 2008 Beijing Games. The squad finished with the fourth-highest people successful qualifying (256.761), trailing the Russian Olympic Committee (261.945), China (262.061) and Japan (262.251). The 3 starring countries successful qualifying correspond the 3 medalists from the 2016 Rio Olympics, with Japan looking to repetition arsenic champions connected location soil.
Brody Malone, Sam Mikulak, Yul Moldauer and Shane Wiskus are competing for Team USA. Moldauer delivered a beardown show connected the pommel equine to get the U.S. started. The team's strongest show frankincense acold has been connected the vault, with Malone, Moldauer and Mikulak sticking their landings. Mikulak, who earned a team-high people of 14.466, celebrated with the Russian Olympic Committee (ROC) connected his mode backmost to his teammates.