FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: March 23, 2022
Media Contact: Angel Waldron, 301-446-3311
Department of Parks and Recreation, Prince George’s County Gymnast Secures
Gold Medals in Germany
Riverdale, MD – The M-NCPPC, Department of Parks and Recreation in Prince George’s County is proud to announce one of its gymnasts, Khoi Young, emerged as the standout at the DTB Pokal Team Challenge in Stuttgart, Germany - winning individual titles on pommel horse and vault.
A 19-year-old from Bowie, MD, Young joined the Gymnastics program (https://www.mncppc.org/2956/Gymnastics-Center) at the Prince George’s Sports and Learning Complex as a preschooler in 2006. He then joined the Sportsplex Gymnastics team in 2008. Under the mentorship of Coach Bob Lundy, Young went on to compete at the collegiate level for Stanford University.
On March 18, Young participated at the Team Challenge as a member of the United States Men’s National Team at the artistic gymnastics competition. He scored a 15.000 on pommel horse and 14.916 on vault to collect his second and third gold medals of the weekend.
The 2022 DTB Pokal Team Challenge and Mixed Cup (https://www.enbw-dtbpokal.de/) is an artistic gymnastics competition. It features a Team Challenge that has five-person teams representing their country in separate men's and women's junior and senior divisions and a Mixed Cup featuring teams comprised of three men and three women. The Mixed Cup features teams from four nations: host nation Germany, Italy, Canada, and the United States.
The Department of Parks and Recreation, Prince George’s County, sends its warmest congratulations to Khoi on this monumental achievement.
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