Two-time Olympian Sam Mikulak headlines American Cup

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) Two-time Olympic gymnast and four-time national champion Sam Mikulak headlines the field for the American Cup in Newark, New Jersey, on March 4. The nine-man, nine-woman invitational also includes Oleg Vernaiev of Ukraine, who captured gold on parallel bars and silver in the all-around competition at the 2016 Summer Olympics. Ryohei Kato, who won the 2016 American...
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January 11, 2017  |  Discuss

Sam Mikulak's search for an Olympic gold medal

Sam Mikulak brought his California cool to the 2012 Olympics, but was shocked by the process and delivered performances bogged down by mistakes. Mikulak turned the Games into a learning experience and has since vowed to do what it takes to win an Olympic medal.
Via CSN Mid-Atlantic
August 08, 2016  |  Discuss

Preview: Sam Mikulak and U.S. men start on pommel horse in qualifications

The qualification line-up for the U.S. men's gymnastics team has been released. Four of the five members will compete on each event. Floor exercise: Alex Naddour, Chris Brooks, Sam Mikulak, Jake Dalton Pommel horse: Danell Leyva, Brooks, Mikulak, Naddour Still rings: Brooks, Mikulak, Dalton, Naddour Vault: Brooks, Naddour, Mikulak, Dalton Parallel bars: Mikulak, Dalton, Brooks, Leyva...
Via CSN Mid-Atlantic
August 05, 2016  |  Discuss

Sam Mikulak on a mission for his long-awaited international breakthrough

The most important 15 minutes of Sam Mikulak's daily routine doesn't come in the gym or the weight room. They usually take place early in the morning, shortly after he pulls himself out of bed at the U.S. Olympic Training Center. There in the stillness, the best American male gymnast of his generation turns his mind into a blank slate. Nothing is allowed in. Not worries about whether...
Via CSN Mid-Atlantic
July 30, 2016  |  Discuss

Brooks replaces injured Mikulak on US men's gymnastics team

  Chris Brooks will replace injured three-time U.S. champion Sam Mikulak on the U.S. national team at the 2015 world gymnastics championships. Mikulak, a member of the 2012 U.S. Olympic team and the last two world championship teams, suffered minor ankle injury in training earlier this month. USA Gymnastics has called Mikulak's prognosis ''good'' looking toward the 2016 Olympics...
Via Associated Press
October 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Mikulak wins 7th individual NCAA title

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) Michigan's Sam Mikulak tied a record with his seventh individual NCAA gymnastics title, winning the parallel bars Saturday night.
April 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Mikulak, Michigan win in gymnastics

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) Michigan's Sam Mikulak won his third all-around title and the host Wolverines successfully defended their NCAA men's gymnastics team title Friday night.
April 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Uchimura opens strongly at worlds

Kohei Uchimura showed he is the overwhelming favorite to win a record fourth all-around world championship by qualifying for Thursday's final by a big margin. Uchimura also qualified for the weekend floor exercise, high bar and parallel bar finals on Tuesday. The Olympic champion is trying to become the first male or female gymnast to win four all-around world titles and cement...
Via Fox Olympics
September 30, 2013  |  Discuss

Uchimura opens strongly at worlds

Kohei Uchimura produced his traditional show of elegance and power to sweep past early leader Sam Mikulak, the U.S. champion, to top the standings in the all-around qualifying after three of the four sessions.
Via Fox Olympics
September 30, 2013  |  Discuss

Mikulak cruises to US men's title

Sam Mikulak is a psychology major at Michigan mostly because he enjoys trying to figure people out. Even on the day he accepted the mantle as the next great American gymnast, the breezy kid from southern California discovered he remains a work in progress. Staked to such a massive lead he needed only to remain upright on pommel horse to capture the U.S. men's all-around title Sunday...
Via Fox Olympics
August 17, 2013  |  Discuss

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