Media Launch



Media Launch:  2017 Individual Apparatus World Cup



Date:  Tuesday 20th December
Time:  8:45am for 9am start
Venue: Western Lounge, Hisense Arena, Olympic Boulevard, Melbourne

Guest Speakers: 
Guest MC – Monette Russo – 2004 Olympian, 2005 World Championship Medallist
Gymnastics Australia CEO – Mark Rendell   
Visit Victoria CEO – Peter Bingeman
Australian Gymnastics Team Members Luke Wadsworth and Georgia Rose Brown 
International Guest by Phone – one of America’s “Final Five” gold medal winning women’s gymnastics team from the 2016 
 
Gymnastics Australia and Visit Victoria are excited to launch the 2017 Gymnastics World Cup to be held at Hisense Arena from 22nd – 25th February.

The event will bring world class gymnasts from 15 different nations to compete as part of the FIG World Cup series.

In 2017, competitors will include Krisztian Berki from Hungary (2010, 2011 and 2014 World Champion and 2012 Olympic Champion on Pommel Horse), Sanne Weevers from the Netherlands (Gold Medallist on Beam at the 2016 Rio Olympics) and Emily Little from Australia (Gold Medallist on Vault at the 2016 World Cup in Cottbus, Germany).

As part of the launch, one of Team USA’s Final Five will be announced as the Ambassador for the World Cup in Melbourne and will join the media launch by telephone.

For further information please contact Marketing Coordinator from Gymnastics Australia:
Leah Bradford
0417089059
lbradford@gymnastics.org.au