INDIANAPOLIS, Nov. 13, 2018 – Two-time World medalist Jade Carey of Phoenix, Arizona/Arizona Sunrays, 2018 U.S. still rings champion Trevor Howard of Columbus, Ohio/Ohio State University, and two-time World Cup silver-medalist Marvin Kimble of Milwaukee, Wisconsin/Salto Gymnastics Center, will represent the United States at the Turnier der Meister World Cup in Cottbus, Germany, Nov. 22-25, 2018. The Olympic Channel will air same-day coverage on Nov. 24 and Nov. 25 from 9-11 p.m. ET. It will also be available on OlympicChannel.com during the broadcasts.
Held at the Lausitz Arena, the World Cup in Cottbus is an individual event World Cup that is part of the International Gymnastics Federation’s World Cup series, as well as the 2020 Olympic Games qualification process. The top eight gymnasts for each event in the preliminary round advance to the respective event finals. The events are divided into two groups of five: day one – men’s floor exercise, pommel horse and still rings, and women’s vault and uneven bars; and day two – men’s vault, parallel bars and horizontal bar, and women’s balance beam and floor exercise.
Qualifications are scheduled for Nov. 22-23 at 4:30 p.m. local time, with five event finals at 2 p.m. local time on both Nov. 24-25.
Based in Indianapolis, USA Gymnastics is the national governing body for gymnastics in the United States. The organization is committed to creating a culture that encourages and supports its athletes and focuses on its highest priority, the safety and well-being of the athletes. USA Gymnastics has already taken specific, concrete steps to strengthen its safe sport policies and procedures. The organization’s disciplines include men’s and women’s artistic gymnastics, rhythmic gymnastics, trampoline and tumbling, acrobatic gymnastics and gymnastics for all (formerly known as group gymnastics). For more complete information, log on to usagym.org.