World's best gymnasts scheduled to compete at the 2011 AT&T American Cup in Jacksonvile, Florida on March 5th. It is an International Gymnastics Federation (FIG) competition part of the World Cup series.
Gymnasts expected to compete include:
- USA: Jonathan Horton, Houston
- China: Lu Bo
- Germany: Philipp Boy
- Great Britain: Daniel Purvis
- Japan: Kohei Uchimura
- Japan: Koji Uematsu
- Russia: Sergey Khorokhordin
- Ukraine: Mykola Kuksenkov
- USA: Alexandra Raisman, Needham, Mass.
- Australia: Lauren Mitchell
- China: Huang Quishuang
- China: Jiang Yuyuan
- Germany: Elisabeth Seitz
- Russia: Aliya Mustafina
- Switzerland: Ariella Kaeslin
- Venezuela: Jessica Lopez
The 2011 AT&T American Cup will begin at 11:30 a.m. For only the second time in the event's history, the AT&T American Cup will be part of the FIG's World Cup series and is the first of four all-around World Cup events in 2011. The other three all-around World Cup events are in Glasgow, Scotland; Stuttgart, Germany; and Tokyo, Japan. In accordance with the World Cup regulations, the gymnasts are invited based on performances at the 2010 World Championships. Shannon Miller, the USA's most decorated gymnast, is this year's AT&T American Cup honorary chairperson.
On sale now, tickets range from $29.50 to $100 and may be purchased through Ticketmaster by phone at 800-745-3000; online at www.ticketmaster.com
; at all Ticketmaster outlets; through participating gym clubs; or at the Veterans Memorial Arena Box Office. Visa is the preferred method of payment.
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