Share Share: June 6, 2016 August 5, 2016 U.S. gymnasts soar at P&G Championships and Secret U.S. Classic Douglas took a flying split leap on the balance beam. Sam Mikulak performs on pommel horse on night one of the 2016 P&G Championships. He ended the first day of competition in second place. Ahead of him by just 0.050 points on night one was Donnell Whittenburg, seen here on still rings. Chris Brook, an alternate on the 2012 Olympic team, was in third place. On Saturday, June 4th, 2012 Olympian Aly Raisman competed in the all-around at the Secret U.S. Classic. Also in the field was 2012 Olympic champion Gabby Douglas, although she only performed on the balance beam and uneven bars. Simone Biles, the three-time world champion, also only competed on two of the four events. Alyssa Baumann earned the second-highest score on balance beam with her trademark elegance. Rachel Gowey performed a high-difficulty floor routine that emphasized her twisting skills. Douglas took a flying split leap on the balance beam. While uneven bars is Biles’ weakest event, she earned the fifth-highest score of the night on the apparatus. Despite a mistake on uneven bars, Baumann finished the competition strongly to earn the all-around bronze medal. Gowey earned the all-around silver medal, with her highest score coming on uneven bars. Raisman suffered a fall on her first event, the uneven bars, but had the night’s best scores on floor and vault. Raisman won all-around gold. She previously won the Classics title in 2011 and 2012. Mikulak performs on pommel horse on night two at the 2016 P&G Championships. After sticking his final event, the vault, Mikulak claimed all-around gold. It was his fourth consecutive national title. High-flying moments from the P&G Men’s Gymnastics Championships and Secret U.S. Classic in Hartford, Conn. from June 3rd to 5th.