American Cup Weekend 2020
American Cup Weekend 2020
WORLD, OLYMPIC CHAMPIONS HEADLINE FIELD FOR 2020 AMERICAN CUP AT FISERV FORUM ON SATURDAY, MARCH 7
Single-day tickets, in addition to all-session tickets, on sale now for event that is part of 2020 Olympic Games qualification process
Kayla DiCello, the 2019 United States junior champion who is making her senior international debut, and Yul Moldauer, the 2017 World Floor bronze medalist and three-time defending American Cup champion, were named as the final two athletes to represent the U.S. at the 2020 American Cup. The USA’s most prestigious international gymnastics competition takes place at Fiserv Forum on Saturday, March 7, 2020. Tickets are on sale now at FiservForum.com.
In addition to all-session tickets, single-day tickets are now on sale. Attendees can purchase a single-day ticket for either the American Cup for $59 to $99 or the Nastia Liukin Cup for $29 to $45. Ticket prices, which are plus applicable fees, vary according to seat location. All-session ticket packages, which range in price from $77 to $179 plus applicable fees, are also available and include tickets to both days.
Discounted tickets are available through local gymnastics clubs that are participating in the club ticket sales program. For information on club sales or group tickets, call 414-227-2875.
The American Cup is the first of the four all-around events included in the International Gymnastics Federation’s World Cup Series, which is part of Olympic qualification for the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo, Japan. The 2020 American Cup, which will be in Milwaukee for the first time, will have two all-around sessions, with 13 women competing at 11 a.m. CT and 13 men at 3:30 p.m. CT. The Nastia Liukin Cup, which showcases some of the country’s top Junior Olympic female gymnasts, is slated for Friday, March 6, 2020, at 7 p.m. CT. The competition is subject to change.
DiCello and Moldauer, of Arvada, Colo./University of Oklahoma, join Morgan Hurd, the 2017 World All-Around Champion and the 2018 American Cup winner, and Sam Mikulak of Colorado Springs, Colo./U.S. Olympic Training Center, in representing the U.S.
The U.S. gymnasts enjoyed a strong 2019. They have also dominated the American Cup, winning seven of the last 10 men’s titles and 18 of the last 20 women’s all-around contests. 2017 World All-Around champion Hurd and 2019 U.S. junior champion DiCello will attempt to carry the tradition forward. Moldauer will try to become the first man to win four in a row this year.
The American Cup will also feature World all-around champion Nikita Nagornyy of Russia and Olympic gold medalist Oleg Verniaiev of Ukraine.
The complete 2020 American Cup field by country is as follows:
Brazil: Diogo Soares
Canada: Rene Cournoyer
China: Shudi Deng
Chinese Taipei: Chih-Kai Lee
Germany: Andreas Toba
Great Britain: James Hall
Japan: Daiki Hashimoto
Russia: Nikita Nagornyy
Spain: Nestor Abad
Switzerland: Pablo Braegger
Ukraine: Oleg Verniaiev
United States: Sam Mikulak
United States: Yul Moldauer (Wild Card)
Australia: Georgia Godwin
Canada: Brooklyn Moors
China: Jin Zhang
France: Claire Pontlevoy
Germany: Sarah Voss
Great Britain: Jennifer Gadirova
Italy: Giorgia Villa
Japan: Hitomi Hatakeda
Russia: Lilia Akhaimova
Spain: Roxana Popa
Ukraine: Diana Varinska
United States: Morgan Hurd
United States: Kayla DiCello (Wild Card)