By The Numbers: Senior World Team Trials

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This year's World Team Trials field has won its share of hardware at both the national and international level. Let's break down the numbers and accolades of those title hopefuls before all the action gets started Friday at 9 AM CDT.

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National Titles:

World/Olympic Team Apps:

World 

Medals:

World Champs:

30

20

9

2

Logan Stieber (4x)Logan Stieber (SR & JR)Logan Stieber: 2017 World Champ (SR); Jr World silverLogan Stieber (2017 World Champ)
Alex Dieringer (3x)Frank Molinaro (Olympic)Daton Fix: 2017 Jr World Champ; 2016 Jr World bronze; 2015 CD bronzeDaton Fix (2017 Jr World Champ)
Kellen Russell (2x)Daton Fix (2x JR, CD)BJ Futrell: University World silver
Isaiah Martinez (2x)Zahid Valencia (3x JR)Ryan Deakin: JR World Silver
Jacob Varner (2x)Tony Ramos (2x SR & JR)Zahid Valencia: JR World Silver
Tony Nelson (2x)Seth Gross (JR)Pat Downey: JR World Silver
Tony RamosTyler Graff (JR)
Frank MolinaroAndy Simmons (JR & Univ)
Zahid ValenciaRyan Deakin (JR)
Seth GrossPat Downey (JR)
Zach SandersJoe Rau (Univ)
Jayson NessNick Reenan (JR Greco)
Michael Macchiavello
Kyven Gadson
Nahshon Garrett
Nico Megaludis
Joe Rau (DIII)
Deron Winn (2x NJCAA)
Brandon Wright (2x NAIA)

4x AA:

3x AA:

2x AA:

1x AA:

12

11

16

13

Logan StieberTony RamosZane RichardsFrank Perrelli
Zach SandersKellen RussellSeth GrossDavid Terao
Nahshon GarrettMike EvansBJ FutrellEddie Klimara
Nico MegaludisTJ DudleyEvan HendersonJon Morrison
Tyler GraffJoe Rau (DIII)Jaydin EiermanDarrius Little
Jayson NessNick HeflinAndy SimmonsNick Dardanes
Dylan NessDeron Winn (NJCAA)Kyle RuschellHayden Hidlay
Frank MolinaroTy WalzJason ChamberlainTommy Gantt
Isaiah MartinezKyven GadsonAlec PantaleoPat Downey
Alex DieringerNathan BurakDan VallimontMichael Macchiavello
Tony Nelson
Josh AsperHayden Zillmer

Nathan JacksonTanner Hall
Cody WaltersEvan Wick
Dom Bradley
Zahid Valencia

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