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Crystal Lake Central grad Jauch claims gold medal at world championships

Published: Monday, Nov. 11, 2013 2:22 p.m. CDT • Updated: Tuesday, Nov. 12, 2013 12:09 a.m. CDT
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Erin Jauch, third from left, poses with her gold medal after helping lead the U.S. double-mini trampoline team to its first gold medal at the world championships since 1996. (USA Gymnastics photo)

SOFIA, Bulgaria – Erin Jauch, a 2012 Crystal Lake Central graduate, was part of the first USA Gymnastics double-mini trampoline and tumbling team since 1996 to claim a gold medal at the world championships.

The U.S. finished the championships with a team score of 104.4 points, edging out Canada (102.2) and Russia (101.6) for the gold medal.

Jauch, part of the U.S. double mini-trampoline team, started off the Americans' effort by scoring a 36.00 on her routine, according to reports, which said Jauch stuck her piked barani out to a full-full.

Jauch trains at Fox Valley Tumbling in Johnsburg.

Alyssa Long, a junior at McHenry, is also at the world championships competing on the U.S. junior national team.

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