Brody Malone and Team USA finished fifth in the Team competition at the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games Monday at Ariake Gymnastics Center.
Team members Brody Malone of Sumemrville, Ga., Sam Mikulak of Newport Coast, Calif., Yul Moldauer of Wellington, Colo., and Shane Wiskus of Spring Park, Minn., posted a combined 254.594 but were eclipsed by the Russian Olympic Committee (262.500), Japanese (262.397) and Chinese (261.894) teams who rounded out the medal podium and fourth-place Great Britain (255.760).
Malone now shifts his focus to preparation for the first of two more medal opportunities as he competes in the All-Around Final on Wednesday.
Malone will have a second opportunity to earn an individual medal August 3 in the horizontal bar finals.
Malone is the first ever athlete from Chattooga County to compete in the Olympics.