Quick Answer: Why isn’t Laurie Hernandez in the Olympics?

Did Laurie Hernandez qualify for Olympic Trials?

Hernandez was left off the roster for the Olympic trials two weeks ago. She did not petition to be added and ended up doing commentary for the NBC broadcast. After her injury, Hernandez posted a thread on Twitter showing a bunch of the skills she was working on for trials.

Is Laurie Hernandez going to the Olympics again?

After an Inspiring Comeback, Gymnast Laurie Hernandez Won’t Be Heading to Tokyo. We know you’re finalizing your women’s gymnastics team predictions for the Olympics, and though Laurie Hernandez officially returned to the sport in the fall of 2018 after a two-year break, she won’t be heading to Tokyo this summer.

Who is going to the 2021 Olympic gymnastics team?

Joining the sport’s GOAT in Tokyo are Sunisa Lee, Jordan Chiles, Grace McCallum, Jade Carey and MyKayla Skinner. Carey and Skinner qualified for these Olympics as individual athletes while the others will compete with Biles in the team event.

How did Jade Carey qualify for the Olympics?

Carey earned a spot in Tokyo by taking advantage of what turned out to be a one-time-only offer by the International Gymnastics Federation. The sport’s governing body made a provision for the 2020 Games that allowed athletes to lock up an individual nominative spot if they racked up enough points at World Cup events.

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Why is Morgan Hurd not competing?

Laurie Hernandez, Morgan Hurd not part of gymnastics Olympic Trials Back to video. Hernandez was forced to withdraw after she said she hyperextended her left knee during warm-ups on Friday on the first day of U.S. Gymnastics Championships in Fort Worth, Texas.