MAILE O'KEEFE

 - U.S. NATIONAL TEAM ELITE GYMNAST

 

Maile O’Keefe (age 15), is currently a gymnast at Salcianu Elite. Maile is also a member of the US National Team and has been the only Elite gymnast in the State of Nevada since 2013; when at the age of 11 she became the youngest Elite in Nevada and one of the youngest in the US.

 

Maile O'Keefe of Salcianu Elite won her first junior national all-around title at the 2016 P&G Championships. O'Keefe took the title with a 115.050 combined two-day all-around total after notching an impressive 58.0 on day two. Maile placed 1st in All Around, as well as 1st on Balance Beam and 1st on Floor, remaining a model of consistency throughout the competition.

 

To start her 2017 Season, Maile competed at the 2017 International Gymnix Junior Competition where she placed first all around. Maile also took home the gold medal on floor, the silver medal on vault, and the bronze medal on beam in event finals. Her second meet of the season was at the City of Jesolo Trophy. Maile had another great meet placing second in the all around as well as helping Team USA take home the gold. In event finals, Maile took home the bronze medal on bars and beam, and the silver on floor.

Maile began her Summer 2017 elite season at the US Classic where she took home the silver medals on vault, floor and in the all around. Following the US Classic, Maile competed at the P&G Championships, a two-day competition where Maile aimed to repeat her Junior National Title. After two days of hit competition, Maile did just that winning the all around title by two points and winning the bars title. Maile was added to the US Junior National Team for the second year, and was selected to compete at the Junior Japan International in September 2017.

Maile and coaches headed to Yokohama, Japan for the 2017 Junior Japan International Competition which took place on September 17-18. On the first day of competition, Maile took home the all around gold and qualified to all four event finals. On the second day of competition, event finals, Maile took home the silver on vault, bars, and floor and a gold on beam.

The Japan Junior International Competition concluded Maile's elite career as a junior international elite. Next year, Maile will be a senior international elite where she will have the opportunity to try to represent Team USA at the World Championships.

In February 2018, Maile was chosen to compete at the 2018 American Cup - her senior debut. At the American Cup, Maile finished third AA and tied for first on vault.

IN THE NEWS

February 06, 2018

Maile O’Keefe Selected To Compete At 2018 American Cup Gymnastics Meet

Maile O’Keefe has been selected as USA’s wildcard gymnast to compete alongside Morgan Hurd, representing the U.S. at the 2018 American Cup. O’Keefe is from Las Vegas and trains with Sorin and Tammy Salcianu at the Salcianu Elite Academy of Gymnastics...

December 29, 2017

Top New Senior Elites To Watch For In 2018

Each new year brings a new class of seniors in the elite gymnastics world — gymnasts who turn 16 in the year, making them eligible to compete for more major international competitions such as the world championships...

November 07, 2017

ROSTER: November Women’s National Team Camp

HUNTSVILLE, Texas — The November women’s national team camp began yesterday at the USA Gymnastics National Team Training Center in Huntsville, Texas. 1988 Olympic champion and national team coordinator Valeri Liukin leads the camp, which runs through Friday...

September 20, 2017

World Champion Returns to Vegas With Gold Medal

LAS VEGAS - Las Vegas ought to be pretty proud of Maile O' Keefe, who just returned from Japan where she was draped with gold.

The young Las Vegas gymnast showcased her talents and has a legitimate chance of returning to Asia as an Olympian.

September 18, 2017

Maile O'Keefe On Amazing Weekend And Looking Ahead To Being A Senior - Event Finals, 2017 International Junior Japan

FloGymnastics Interview at Junior Japan International

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2018 American Cup

All Around Bronze Medalist