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Wieber Is Finalist for AAU Sullivan Award
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LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla., March 14, 2012 – 2011 World all-around champion Jordyn Wieber of DeWitt, Mich./Gedderts’ Twistars USA, is one of six finalists for the 2011 James E. Sullivan Award, the Amateur Athletic Union award that honors the nation's outstanding amateur athlete. The winner will be named at an awards ceremony on Tuesday, March 20, at the New York Athletic Club.  The ceremony will be shown live at http://on.fb.me/AoTyNi or www.livestream.com/therealaau, beginning at 7:15 p.m. ET.

Finalists for the AAU’s 2011 James E. Sullivan Award:  Jillian Camarena-Williams, track and field; Alex Jupiter, volleyball; Jason Read, rowing; Katherine Reutter, speed skating; Andrew Rodriquez, football; and Wieber, gymnastics.

Three gymnasts have won the award: Kurt Thomas (1979), Paul Hamm (2004) and Shawn Johnson (2008).
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