INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (WJZ) — Simone Biles got a lot of attention over the weekend after the 24-year-old successfully landed an Yurchenko double pike — a dangerous and difficult vault move that no female gymnast has ever landed in competition — at the GKUS Classic.
But Maryland’s own Kayla DiCello also made it onto the podium this week, finishing third in the all-around.READ MORE: Donte Lamont Dingle Sentenced To 30 Years For Liquor Store Robberies In Baltimore Area, Anne Arundel County
The 17-year-old from Boyds, Maryland topped the field on uneven bars with a 14.600. She attends Northwest High School in Germantown and practices at Hill’s Gymnastics in Gaithersburg, Maryland.
See photos and videos of Kayla in the competition below.READ MORE: Harford County's Robert Reeder Pleads Guilty In U.S. Capitol Riot Attack
Kayla on the uneven bars:
Kayla’s floor exercise routine:
Kayla on the balance beam:
Kayla on the vault:
Note: Photos were taken by John Cheng for the GKUS Classic. The photos are embedded in this article, see more photos here.MORE NEWS: Baltimore Officials Ask Biden For More Federal Resources On The Ground To Combat Violent Crime