USA's Whittenburg joins Leyva in men's all-around final at World Championships
posted on 10/30/2015
GLASGOW, Great Britain, Oct. 30, 2015 – Donnell Whittenburg of Baltimore, Md./Team Hilton (U.S. Olympic Training Center), joins Danell Leyva of Miami, Fla./Team Hilton (Universal Gymnastics), in today’s men’s all-around final at the 2015 World Gymnastics Championships at the SSE Hydro Arena in Glasgow, Great Britain, on Oct. 30 at 6:10 p.m. local/2:10 p.m. ET. Fans in the U.S. can watch coverage of Team USA, presented by AT&T, live on USAGymWorlds.com/live.
© John Cheng
Whittenburg, one of the reserve athletes, was added to the field when Belarus’ Dzmitry Barkalau withdrew. Leyva qualified for the final in fourth place and will start on the floor exercise. Whittenburg will start competition on still rings.
Ways to follow the action
Here's a quick overview of the ways to watch and follow the U.S. Team's performances at the 2015 World Championships in Glasgow, Scotland. Due to daylight saving time, from Oct. 19-24 and Nov. 1, Glasgow will be five hours ahead of the U.S. Eastern time zone. From Oct. 25-31, Glasgow will be four hours ahead of the Eastern time zone. For more information on the World Championships and the complete online and television schedule, go to USAGymWorlds.com. All coverage of the World Championships is presented by AT&T.
- Live streaming of the six finals sessions will be available on UniversalSports.com and USAGymWorlds.com/live.
- Oct. 30, men’s all-around final, 2:10 p.m. ET
- Oct. 31, individual event finals (men’s floor exercise, pommel horse, still rings; women’s vault, uneven bars), 9:30 a.m. ET
- Nov. 1, individual event finals (men’s vault, parallel bars, horizontal bar; women’s balance beam, floor exercise), 8:30 a.m. ET
- Universal Sports Network will air each finals session of the World Championships daily at 8 p.m. ET Oct. 27-30 and Nov. 1 and at 8:30 p.m. on Oct. 31. The network’s broadcast team includes Olympic gold medalists Bart Conner and Amanda Borden.
- NBC will broadcast delayed Worlds coverage on Oct. 31 at 2:30 p.m. and Nov. 1 at 12 p.m., with commentary from NBC Sports Group’s gymnastics team of Tim Daggett, 1984 Olympic team gold medalist, Nastia Liukin, 2008 Olympic all-around champion, and Al Trautwig.
- USA Gymnastics will provide enhanced coverage from Glasgow, including results, photos, interviews and the webcast. Fans can also follow the action on Facebook, facebook.com/USAGymnastics, and Twitter, @usagym, #FIGWorlds2015ART or #USAGymWorlds.
- Live scoring. The International Gymnastics Federation provides live scoring from its World Championships. For more information and access, go to fig-gymnastics.com.