2019 DTB Pokal World Cup begins March 16
posted on 03/15/2019

© John Cheng

STUTTGART, Germany, March 15, 2019 – On March 16, Akash Modi of Morganville, N.J./Stanford University, is competing in the men’s all-around, which kicks off the 2019 DTB Pokal World Cup, the second of four all-around World Cups in the International Gymnastics Federation’s all-around World Cup Series. Simone Biles of Spring, Texas/World Champions Centre, is set to compete on Sunday, March 17.

Using local Stuttgart time, the DTB Pokal World Cup has the men’s competition on March 16 at 12:30 p.m., with the women at 12:30 p.m. on March 17. Stuttgart is five hours ahead of the U.S. Eastern Time Zone.

NBC Sports and the Olympic Channel: Home of Team USA will have coverage of the World Cups in Baku, Azerbaijan, and Stuttgart, Germany, this weekend. Fans can catch all the action in spectacular high definition via NBCSports.com/Live or through the NBC Sports app which is available on the iTunes App Store, Google Play, Windows Store, Roku Channel Store, Apple TV and Amazon Fire.

To catch the action online or on cable TV, here’s the schedule. Fans can also follow the action on USAGym.org and its social platforms, as well as on the event’s official website and social platforms of Deutscher Turner-Bund and Schwabischer Turnerbund on Facebook, Twitter and YouTube. They are using #dtbpokal and #stuttgart2019.

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