INDIANAPOLIS, Oct. 23, 2012 – 2012 Olympic all-around bronze-medalist Danell Leyva of Miami/Team Hilton HHonors (Universal Gymnastics), and 2012 Olympic team alternate Elizabeth Price of Coopersburg, Pa./Parkettes National Gymnastics Center, will represent the United States at the World Cup in Stuttgart, Germany, Dec. 1-2, and Glasgow, Scotland, Dec. 8.
In Stuttgart, the DTB Cup will be held at the Porsche-Arena Stuttgart and has the women’s all-around scheduled on Saturday, Dec. 1, followed by the men’s competition on Sunday, Dec. 2. In Glasgow, both men’s and women’s all-around are scheduled for Dec. 8 at the National Indoor Sports Arena.
In addition to his Olympic efforts, Leyva won the all-around at both the AT&T American Cup and the U.S. Olympic Trials – Gymnastics in 2012. At the Visa Championships, he won both the parallel bars and horizontal bars national titles, as well as was second in the all-around.
Price was named as an alternate to the women’s Olympic squad following the U.S. Olympic Trials, where she was fourth in the all-around. Earlier in the year, she was a member of the U.S. Team that won the team title at the City of Jesolo Trophy.
Both of these events are part of the International Gymnastics Federation’s all-around World Cup series, which also includes the AT&T World Cup.