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Old 06-24-2016, 01:11 AM   #1
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Houston's Chris Brooks with strong performance to open Olympic trials

With one night of competition remaining at the men's Olympic Trials for gymnastics, Houstonian Chris Brooks is currently in second place in the all-around standings.

Brooks, 29, is hoping to punch his ticket to Rio after being an alternate on the 2012 Olympic team. Brooks opened his night on the rings with a solid 14.475 score . He then scored a 15.0 on the vault, 15.5 on the parallel bars and 15.325 on rings. He was the all-around leader through five rotations before closing with his routine on the pommel horse and now sits behind only Sam Mikulik. Brooks, who went to Jersey Village High School, was pleased with his effort on Thursday night. "I just continued to show that I'm consistent, I hit 6-for-6 (routines), that's all I can ask for at the end of the day," Brooks said. "Hit routines and the rest is up to the judges and the selection committee," Brooks added. Following Saturday's final rotations, the selection committee will announce the five gymnasts that will comprise the men's Olympic team to compete in Rio. There are 18 competitors in St. Louis vying for those coveted five spots. "There's only you and the equipment so go out there and hit your routine as best as you can," Brooks said. "At the end of the day, that's all you've got." "This is my last shot at an Olympic team," Brooks acknowledged. "So I'm just going out there and laying it all out there."

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