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Do you want to be a medal bearer at the 2019 World Cup?

25 Oct 2018

Would your Club like to provide the medal bearers for the 2019 World Cup Gymnastics Melbourne? We’re offering you and your Club a money-can’t-buy experience to be a part of the 2019 World Cup Gymnastics Melbourne! To be in the running get your Club-mates together and make a short video (maximum 1 minute in length) and tell us why you can’t wait for World Cup Gymnastics to return to Melbourne in 2019! And the brief? Be creative! To enter, simply upload your video to either Facebook or Instagram, make sure you tag the World Cup Gymnastics Melbourne, and include the…

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Two Gold Medals for Host Nation on Final Night of Melbourne World Cup

25 Feb 2018

Australia wrapped up the Melbourne leg of the FIG’s Individual Apparatus World Cup in style today, with Alexandra Eade winning Gold in the Women’s Floor Final, and Chris Remkes flying high to take the Gold Medal on the Men’s Vault. On a memorable afternoon at Melbourne’s Hisense Arena, the host nation managed to claim five medals overall, with the Chinese also ever present on the podium. Eade’s face lit up to the sound of fervent applause as she nailed her last pass on the Floor to lock in a score of 13.333 early in the rotation. “I can’t even describe…

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A Powerful Display from China on First Night of Finals

24 Feb 2018

Melbourne’s Hisense Arena hosted the first night of Finals in the FIG’s Individual Apparatus World Cup this evening, with China dominating the medals while the host nation had more mixed results. With the last routine of the night Siyu Du (13.766) won China’s second gold – and fifth medal – for the meet, just pipping compatriot Yile Chen (13.133). Australia’s Georgia-Rose Brown (12.100) couldn’t hold her dismount after doing everything she could to keep her feet, but still managed to take home the Bronze Medal. In Woman’s Vault, Slovenian Tjasa Kysslef (13.800) held her nerve amongst a talented bunch, landing…

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Host Nation Continues to Dominate World Cup

23 Feb 2018

Day two of Melbourne’s FIG Individual Apparatus World Cup lit up Hisense Arena this evening as the last of the qualifiers put forward their bid to make their way through to the weekend’s finals. In a night of high drama, the Women’s Beam and Floor, along with the Men’s Vault, Parallel Bars and Horizontal Bar were decided. Mitchell Morgans stayed calm in front of the home crowd on his pet apparatus – the Horizontal Bar – and rewarded onlookers with a heart stopping routine that saw him qualify in first place on 14.200. “I was a little nervous watching the…

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Strong Showing from China, as All Aussies Qualify for Finals

22 Feb 2018

The first day of the Melbourne leg of the International Gymnastics Federation’s (FIG) Individual Apparatus World Cup series got underway this evening at Melbourne’s Hisense Arena. It’s the second year Melbourne has hosted a stop on the Individual Apparatus World Cup Series, with athletes from 15 countries converging on the sports capital of Australia for four days of world-class gymnastics. Tonight saw the first of two Qualification rounds, with athletes competing on Women’s Vault and Uneven Bars, as well as the Men’s Floor, Pommel Horse and Rings. It was a successful outing for Australia on Vault with Emily Whitehead qualifying…

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Aussies shine bright on final night of inaugural World Cup Gymnastics Melbourne

25 Feb 2017

In yet another electrifying evening of world class gymnastics, athletes from eight countries went head to head at Melbourne’s Hisense Arena, on the final night of the inaugural World Cup Gymnastics event to be held in Australia. Tonight was the second night of the World Cup finals, seeing the top eight gymnasts from qualifications on each apparatus, take to the arena in the Men’s Vault, Parallel Bars and Horizontal Bar, and Women’s Beam and Floor divisions. Japan’s key athletes, Kenzo Shirai, edged out 2016 Australian Vault Champion, Chris Remkes, for the top spot on Vault. He scored 14.916 ahead of…

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