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Aly Raisman eyes return to competition in March

Aly Raisman

LONDON, ENGLAND - AUGUST 07: Alexandra Raisman of the United States looks on during the Artistic Gymnastics Women’s Floor Exercise final on Day 11 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at North Greenwich Arena on August 7, 2012 in London, England. (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

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Aly Raisman is training to compete next month, which would mark her first competition since she won three medals at the London 2012 Olympics.

“I am training for [the Jesolo Trophy in] Italy at the end of March,” Raisman said, according to FullTwist.net.

Jesolo Trophy takes place the final weekend in March. Raisman still must earn her spot on the team for Jesolo Trophy, which will likely be announced following a national team camp earlier in March.

Raisman, 20, also told the website she plans to compete in the Secret Classic, traditionally in July or August, the P&G Championships in August and the World Championships in October and November.

Olympic all-around champion Gabby Douglas, who rejoined the national team along with Raisman in November, is also eligible to be selected for Jesolo Trophy.

Douglas also hasn’t competed since the 2012 Olympics. She said in August that her goal was to return at the Secret Classic but she was open to an earlier international assignment.

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