The Glasgow World Cup returns to the Emirates Arena for 2016 with a thrilling day of action featuring the world’s top 8 male and female gymnasts.
World champion Max Whitlock leads a star-studded line up, with five-time Commonwealth Games champion and world bronze medallist Claudia Fragapane and world championships silver medallist Daniel Purvis (pictured) also set to compete.
The Glasgow World Cup is one the final chances to see the heroes of Glasgow’s World Championships back in action just a few months before they head to the Rio 2016 Olympic Games. Also competing at the Glasgow World Cup are 2014 world champion Mykayla Skinner (USA), 2015 European Championships bars champion Maria Kharenkova (RUS) and the 2013 European all-around champion and 2015 silver medallist David Bekyavskiy (RUS).
World champion Max Whitlock said: “Competing in Glasgow has always been very special to me and the World Championships last year was incredible and historic not just for me but for the whole British team.
“I’m really looking forward to being back in the city and starting 2016 positively. Everyone knows how huge this year is and the World Cup is a perfect event to test myself against a really good field of international gymnasts – I can’t wait.”
The Glasgow World Cup is the second of three events in the International Gymnastics Federations 2015/16 Cup Series following the American Cup and to be followed by the Stuttgart World Cup. The competition sees the world best gymnast invited to compete in the ‘all-around’ format with six apparatus for the men and four for the women. This is the full line-up of female and male gymnasts taking part.
Book your tickets now for a wonderful opportunity to re-live the excitement of the World Championship last November as the top all-around male and female gymnasts perform at Emirates Arena!
Doors open to the public at 11.30am. Pre-show starts at 12.30pm with the Glasgow World Cup commencing 12.55pm. The medal ceremonies take place at 5pm.
Tickets in advance are available via the ‘Get Tickets’ link.
Tickets also available on the day from the box office at the Emirates Arena on a first-come, first-served basis. These are the ticket prices – a sell-out is expect hence early arrival is recommended