Gluckstein advances to finals at Minsk World Cup
posted on 08/18/2017

© John Cheng

MINSK, Belarus, Aug. 18, 2017 – Reigning U.S. champion Jeffrey Gluckstein of Atlantic Highland, N.J./Elite Trampoline Academy, qualified to the trampoline finals of the International Gymnastics Federation’s trampoline World Cup in Minsk, Belarus. Fans in the U.S. can watch the finals live tomorrow morning at 9 a.m. ET on the USA Gymnastics Facebook page.

In the qualifying round, Gluckstein finished in seventh place with a combined score of 109.660. Stewart Pritchard of Greensboro, N.C./Tumblebees Ultimate Gym, Isaac Rowley of Allen, Texas/Eagle Gymnastics Academy, and Aliaksei Shostak of Lafayette, La./T&T Express, also represented Team USA, finishing 20th, 21st and 34th, respectively.

Hally Piontek of Warrensburg, Mo./Kansas City Trampoline Club, was the highest placing U.S. woman, taking 17th place in her first World Cup appearance. Her combined score was 98.980. 2016 Olympian Nicole Ahsinger of Lafayette, La./T&T Express, finished 28th.