Shilese Jones Sprints to Lead at US Gymnastics Championships

Shilese Jones grabbed the lead at the U.S. Gymnastics championships, riding a dynamic bars habitual to post an all-round general of 57.Two hundred.

Only Jones couldn't stroll away from the danger to make a run at the Olympics.

Not whilst there was a lot unfinished business left, commercial enterprise she promised her father Sylvester she'd try

to attend to earlier than he surpassed away remaining December following a lengthy bout with kidney disorder.

Jones moved from Ohio again home to the Seattle region in January to educate and be towards her family.

Encouragement from buddies such as 2005 world champion Chellsie Memmel buoyed her. The aid of her family

reinforced her. Over the beyond 8 months, the portions started out falling into vicinity.