U.S. set to compete in two FIG World Cups this week
posted on 03/20/2018

INDIANAPOLIS, March 20, 2018 – Four U.S. athletes will compete in two International Gymnastics Federation World Cup competitions this week. On Wednesday and Thursday, Donothan Bailey of Mission Viejo, Calif./U.S. Olympic Training Center, and Margzetta Frazier of Erial, N.J./Parkettes, will compete in the Birmingham (England) World Cup while Marvin Kimble of Milwaukee/Salto Gymnastics and Alec Yoder of Indianapolis/Ohio State University, are scheduled compete at the World Cup in Doha, Qatar, March 21-24.

Fans in the U.S. can watch the action live online at OlympicChannel.com. The streaming schedule is:

  • Birmingham World Cup
    • March 21, 3 p.m. ET – Men’s Competition
    • March 22, 3 p.m. ET – Women’s Competition
  • Doha World Cup
    • March 23, 9 a.m. ET – Event Finals (Day 1)
    • March 24, 9 a.m. ET – Event Finals (Day 2)

NBC Sports Network and the Olympic Channel are also carrying this weekend’s World Cup competitions on a live and same-day delay basis on television.

  • Birmingham World Cup
    • March 21, 6 p.m. ET, Olympic Channel – Men’s Competition
    • March 22, 3 p.m. ET, Olympic Channel – Women’s Competition (Live)
    • March 23, 1 a.m. ET, NBCSN – Women’s Competition
  • Doha World Cup
    • March 23, 5 p.m. ET, Olympic Channel – Event Finals (Day 1)
    • March 24, 5 p.m. ET, Olympic Channel – Event Finals (Day 2)

The Birmingham World Cup is the third of four all-around World Cups in the 2018 season, while the Doha World Cup features individual event competition. In Doha, Kimble is expected to compete on four events (pommel horse, still rings, parallel bars and high bar), while Yoder is registered for three (pommel horse, parallel bars and high bar).