Following Nationals, Liukin was named to the American team for the World Championships in Stuttgart, Germany, where she competed all-around in the team qualifying round and on bars and beam in the finals.
Liukin's score for her bars routine in team finals was a 16.375, the highest score of the day and, in the end, the entire World Championships.
judge joined co-judges Carrie Ann Inaba and Bruno Tonioli, and hosts Tom Bergeron and Erin Andrews after announcing the finalists for the 20th season. :)” Julianne wrote on Instagram after performing with finalists Riker Lynch and Allison Holker. In October 2011, Liukin announced that she was returning to gymnastics with the hopes of making a second Olympic team. She represented the United States at three World Championships and one Olympic Games.The team recovered from this and other mistakes to finish first overall with 184.400, nearly a point ahead of the silver-medal Chinese.Liukin's struggles with the balance beam continued in the all-around final, where she fell from the apparatus during her flight series.