Morgan Hamm will be joining his brother at
the Olympic Games.
Morgan Hamm was selected for the U.S. men's gymnastics team for
the Beijing Games on Sunday, along with Kevin Tan, Joseph Hagerty
and Justin Spring. Paul Hamm, the reigning Olympic champion and
Morgan's twin, and Jonathan Horton were put on the team Saturday
after the conclusion of the Olympic trials.
Raj Bhavsar, David Durante and Sasha Artemev are the alternates.
The entire team still has to show physical readiness at a July 22
training camp in Colorado Springs, Colo.
Sunday's announcement caps a roller-coaster comeback for Morgan
Hamm. Like his brother, he took 21/2 years off after the Athens Game
before resuming training in hopes of making his third Olympic team.
But he tore a muscle in his chest last October, and didn't compete
again until the national championships last month.