Gator Secondary Lian Wong She competed for the US vault, but failed to advance to the finals of the event with US and NCAA competitors Jade Carey (Oregon State) and Jordan Chiles (UCLA) holding the vault rankings of the subdivision. After the 10 qualifying sessions are completed, the top eight overall will advance to the apparatus finals. Each final weapon may contain no more than two per nation.
The women’s team finals are Tuesday, November 1st and will begin at 2:30pm ET. All medal round sessions will be broadcast on NBC Peacock. The top three teams have secured spots in the 2024 Paris Olympics.
|USA World Championship Subdivision I Results
October 29, 2022
|event||Sky Blakely||Jade Carey||Jordan Chiles||Shiles Jones||Lian Wong|
|Volt*||14.600 / 14.366||14.466/14.166||14.200||13.766/13.10|
|* First/Second Vault. Not all contested two vaults.|
2022 World Championship Women’s Team Qualification Results
Wong was named to the six-member U.S. roster for the World Gymnastics Championships a week ago at a team selection camp in Katy, Texas.
The NCAA’s influence on the US Worlds roster
Prior to the 2022 World Championships, just 6 had competed as a collegiate and were a member of the US World Championship team in the same calendar year. That number is now at nine. Like Wong, Jordan Chiles (UCLA) and Jade Carey (Oregon State) all competed for 2022 NCAA action as freshmen.
Wong won all-around silver and floor exercise bronze at the 2021 World Championships in Japan. She is fair One of the three American gymnasts To compete as a collegiate between successive world championships.
|Name||College (Years)||World championships||Medals|
|Lian Wong||Florida (2022-||2021 and 2022||2021 World Silver (All-Around), Floor (Bronze); Four All-America honors in the 2022 NCAA Championship, including 5Th All aroundd|
|Alicia Sacramento||Brown (2007)||2006 and 2007||2006 World Silver (Team)
2007 World Gold (Team), Floor (Silver), Bronze (Fault); He competed in the 2007 NCAA (9.85 FX) as an individual
|Kathy Johnson Clark||Percentage (1978-79)||In 1978 and 1979||1978 Worlds Bronze (Floor); Sweeps 1978 AIAW Championships Event Titles (Small College Division)|
Wong is among four Gators currently enrolled at UF to compete in the World Championships. Morgan Hurd (2017 and 2018) Riley McCusker (2018) and Kayla DiCello (2021) also represented the US in World Championship action. McCusker and Hurd won team gold.
In Care Of Lian Wong:
· 2021 World Championships All-Around Silver Medalist; Surface practice bronze
He was one of four gymnasts selected for the US Olympic gymnastics team and traveled to Tokyo for the Summer Games.
· 2022 OOFOS US Gymnastics Championships Joint Bars Champion; Tied for fifth on the balance beam
· 2022 US Classic All-Around, Vault and Floor Exercise Champion
Member of the 2022-23, 2020-21, 2019-20 and 2018-19 US Senior National Teams and the 2018-19 and 2017-18 US Junior National Teams
· Eight-time All-American in 2022 – His four NCAA Championship appearances were the most among freshmen
· 2022 Southeastern Conference Balance Beam Champion (9.975)
In the year Second-highest runner in the nation in 2022 NCAA Auburn Regional all-around (39.875)
Two 10.0s in 2022 – uneven bars (vs. Arkansas) and vault (NCAA Auburn Regional Final). Holds a college-best 9.975 for beam and floor exercise
World Championship program (All medal round sessions will be broadcast live on NBC’s Peacock)
October 29-30 Women’s Team Qualification.
Nov. 1 Women’s Team Final – 2:30 p.m. ET
Nov. 3 Women’s All-Around Finals – 2:45 p.m. ET
November 5 Women’s Vault and Uneven Bars Finals – 9:30 a.m. ET
November 6 Women’s Balance Beam and Floor Exercise Final – 8:30 am ET
World Gymnastics Championship competition schedule