Former Gophers star gymnast earns spot on Olympic team

Shane Wiskus reacts after competing on high bar during the Men's competition of the 2021 U.S. Gymnastics Olympic Trials at America’s Center on June 26, 2021 in St Louis, Missouri. (Jamie Squire / Getty Images)

A former gymnast with the University of Minnesota is headed to Tokyo for the Olympics.

Shane Wiskus was announced Saturday afternoon as a member of the four-man gymnastics team for the United States after day two of trials.

He joins Brody Malone, Yul Moldauer, and Sam Mikulak on Team USA.

This will be Wiskus' first Olympic appearance.