Six athletes added to field for Nastia Liukin Cup
, Salto National Invitational · Legacy Elite Gymnastics LLC · 7A · 8 . , Wisconsin Dells Gymnastics Vacation Classic · Midwest Elite. Competition in the Nastia Liukin Cup Series continues this weekend at six at the Wisconsin Dells Classic for her second straight trip to the Nastia Liukin Cup. gold-medalist Nastia Liukin, the Nastia Liukin Cup was first held in in A total of 18 junior and 18 senior gymnasts will advance to the Nastia Liukin Cup. Champions Dragon Star Invitational San Jose, CA (USA) ◊ Women .. Jan , Wisconsin Dells Gymnastics Vacation Classic, Wisconsin Dells, WI (USA) Feb 19, Nadia Comaneci Intl Invitational.
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For more information, go to nastialiukincup. The 36 participants in the Nastia Liukin Cup are selected through the Nastia Liukin Cup Series, which features 25 of the country's top gymnastics invitationals held throughout the United States.
A total of 18 junior and 18 senior gymnasts will advance to the Nastia Liukin Cup.
Senior athletes must be 16 years of age or older, and junior athletes must be 15 or younger. The final Nastia Liukin Cup qualifiers will be determined at six invitationals held just three weeks before the Nastia Liukin Cup.
The remaining invitationals participating in the Cup Series are listed below with the number of qualifiers in parentheses.
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Buckeye Classic, Columbus, Ohio, Feb. Charity Choice Invitational, Tacoma, Wash. Gliders Invitational, Ontario, Calif.
Greensboro Gymnastics Invitational, Greensboro, N. Classic Rock Invitational, Phoenix, Ariz. Excalibur Cup, Virginia Beach, Va.
Presidential Classic, Orlando, Fla. Gymnasts who compete in the Nastia Liukin Cup will receive a Nastia Liukin-designed leotard and a warm-up from GK Elite; two tickets to the American Cup and recognition during the event; and the opportunity to meet Liukin and participate in a team photo.
Past sites for the Nastia Liukin Cup are: