COTTBUS, Germany – Qualification rounds for the Cottbus (Germany) Challenger Cup are expected to run all-day today, March 11, 2011, due to the large number of entries. Andrew Elkind of Cherry Hill, N.J./Team Hilton HHonors, and C.J. Maestas of Corrales, N.M., both of whom train at the U.S. Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs, Colo., are representing the USA in the World Cup event, which concludes with the finals on March 12-13. The Cottbus Challenger Cup is the first competition in the FIG Challenger Cup series.



Andrew Elkind and C.J. Maestas