Nedoroscik, Van Wicklen, Whittenburg are set to compete in 2019 World Cup in Cottbus, Germany
posted on 11/20/2019

COTTBUS, Germany, Nov. 20, 2019 – 2019 U.S. pommel horse silver-medalist Stephen Nedoroscik of Worcester, Mass./Pennsylvania State University, 2019 Winter Cup vault champion Colin Van Wicklen of Magnolia, Texas/University of Oklahoma, and 2019 U.S. still rings bronze-medalist Donnell Whittenburg of Baltimore, Md./U.S. Olympic & Paralympic Training Center, will compete in the 2019 World Cup in Cottbus, Germany, Nov. 21-24. Held at the Lausitz Arena, the event is part of the International Gymnastics Federation’s individual apparatus World Cup Series and the Olympic qualification process.

Qualification rounds are set for Nov. 21-22. On Thursday, Nov. 21, all three men will compete, with Van Wicklen and Whittenburg also performing on Nov. 22. Van Wicklen is competing in five events – floor exercise, still rings, vault, parallel bars and horizontal bar. Whittenburg is entered to compete on floor, still rings, vault and parallel bars. Nedoroscik is competing on the pommel horse.

The complete competition schedule is: Nov. 21, 4:30 p.m., qualifications for men’s floor exercise, pommel horse and still rings and women’s vault and uneven bars; Nov. 22, 4:30 p.m., qualifications for men’s vault, parallel bars and horizontal bar and women’s balance beam and floor exercise; Nov. 23,, 2 p.m., finals for men’s floor exercise, pommel horse and still rings and women’s vault and uneven bars; Nov. 24, 2 p.m., finals for men’s vault, parallel bars and horizontal bar and women’s balance beam and floor exercise. All times are local to Cottbus, which is six hours ahead of U.S. Eastern time. No U.S. women are competing in this event.

Coverage of the event is available via the event’s website, Facebook page and the German Gymnastics Federation’s Facebook page. The individual apparatus World Cup Series is part of the qualification for individual athletes for the 2020 Olympic Games.

NBC Sports and the Olympic Channel: Home of Team USA will have coverage of the FIG Gymnastics World Cup in Cottbus, 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 Apple App Store, Google Play, Windows Store, Roku Channel Store, Apple TV and Amazon Fire.

  • Saturday, Nov. 23 - 8:00 a.m. ET - LIVE - Apparatus Finals Day 1 – OlympicChannel.com
  • Saturday, Nov. 23 – 8:30 p.m. ET - Delayed – Apparatus Finals Day 1 - Olympic Channel and NBCSports.com
  • Sunday, Nov. 24 - 8:00 a.m. ET - LIVE - Apparatus Finals Day 2 – OlympicChannel.com
  • Sunday, Nov. 24 – 8:30 p.m. ET - Delayed – Apparatus Finals Day 2 - Olympic Channel and NBCSports.com