Arkansas coach Wieber elected to hall of fame

By: Matt Jones Matt Jones's Twitter account
Published: Sunday, August 9, 2020
Arkansas coach Jordyn Wieber directs her gymnasts Friday, Feb. 7, 2020, during the Razorbacks' meet with Georgia in Barnhill Arena in Fayetteville.
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Arkansas coach Jordyn Wieber directs her gymnasts Friday, Feb. 7, 2020, during the Razorbacks' meet with Georgia in Barnhill Arena in Fayetteville.

— Arkansas gymnastics coach Jordyn Wieber has been elected to the USA Gymnastics Hall of Fame.

Wieber was an all-around gold medalist and won a silver medal in the floor exercise at the 2012 Olympics in London. She also won all-around gold, and bronze in the balance beam at the 2011 World Championships.

Wieber, 25, is the youngest member of this year's six-member hall of fame class. Others elected to the hall of fame are former gymnasts Morgan Hamm and Bridget Sloan, coaches Mary Wright and Yoichi Tomita, and Nora Campbell, a former rhythmic program director for USA Gymnastics.

Because of the covid-19 pandemic, this year's class will not be inducted until June 2021 during the U.S. Olympic trials in St. Louis.

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