A week ago, the U.S. Olympic Committee released its annual list of the top 10 sporting achievements of the Olympic year.
For gymnastics, that meant a tour around the world, which included a trip to California, the site of the 2016 Summer Olympics.
The Olympic Committee decided to award the medal to gymnastics because of its ability to inspire athletes around the globe.
A year after its debut, it was announced that the 2016 Games would be held in Brazil, a country that has had a long history of gymnastics excellence.
Since then, gymnastics has made a huge splash in the world of sports and entertainment.
There have been a handful of Olympians to be named to the U,S.
team, including American gymnasts like Sarah Koehler and Simone Biles.
The Olympic gymnastics teams that will be competing in the Rio Games are: 1.
American gymnast Sarah Kollmeier, USA, 2.
American freestyle gymnast Simone Bils, USA 3.
American tumbling and jumping gymnast Jessica Valenti, USA 4.
American figure skater Lindsey Vonn, USA 5.
American women’s freestyle skater Alyssa Edwards, USA 6.
American judo athlete Alyssah Guevara, USA 7.
American cross-country skater Caitlin Korsgaard, USA 8.
American discus thrower Katie Ledecky, USA 9.
American swimming gold medalist Kristin Chenoweth, USA 10.
American taekwondo athlete Anja Czerniak, USAThe gymnastics team will compete in their respective sports on the same day, July 10.
The Olympics, which have long been held in front of a national audience, will be held Aug. 5-6 in the same city.