BERLIN, April 4, 2019 – Fuzzy Benas of Richmond, Texas/Enrich Gymnastics, J.R. Chou of Cypress, Texas/Cypress Academy of Gymnastics, Isaiah Drake of Van Nuys, Calif./Gymnastics Olympica, and Colt Walker of Cedar Park, Texas/AcroTex Gymnastics, will represent the United States at the 2019 International Junior Team Cup at Berlin’s Large Sports Hall of the Sportforum. Slated for April 5-6, athletes from 26 countries are competing in the competition that has three age categories.
The two-day competition has the all-around competition, which serves as the event finals qualifications, on April 5, with three subdivisions beginning at 9 a.m. Berlin time. The USA will compete in the third subdivision, which begins at 5 p.m. local time. The event finals are set for April 6 at 2 p.m. Berlin time. Berlin is six hours ahead of U.S. eastern time. Admission is free. Live scoring and more information are available on the official website.
Based in Indianapolis, USA Gymnastics is the national governing body for gymnastics in the United States. The organization is committed to creating a culture that encourages and supports its athletes and focuses on its highest priority, the safety and well-being of the athletes. USA Gymnastics has taken specific, concrete steps to strengthen its safe sport policies and procedures. Former gymnast and business executive Li Li Leung is the new president and chief executive officer of USA Gymnastics. The organization’s disciplines include men’s and women’s artistic gymnastics, rhythmic gymnastics, trampoline and tumbling, acrobatic gymnastics and gymnastics for all (formerly known as group gymnastics). For more complete information, visit usagym.org.