Event Overview

The Glasgow World Cup is one of ten (10) artistic World Cup events in 2013, conducted under the authority of the FIG. The event welcomes participation of the world's top artistic gymnasts, who compete by invitation only.

The 2013 Glasgow World Cup will take place on the Saturday 7th December in the new Emirates Arena. Come and watch the very best gymnasts compete for medals at the UK’s only round of the World Cup series - this is one event you will not want to miss.

The arena was constructed at a cost of £113m and will be the home of major indoor sporting events for Scotland including gymnastics, basketball, badminton, athletics and netball. The complex also includes the Sir Chris Hoy Velodrome which is Scotland’s only indoor velodrome.Travel to Glasgow has never been easier or quicker, with regular flights from across the UK to Glasgow International Airport and Edinburgh, along with west coast and east coast main line rail services in to Glasgow.

Gymnasts in action

Vanessa Ferrari (ITA) – 2006 World Champion (all-around) and two time Olympian

Elizabeth Price (USA) - Two-time 2012 World Cup Champion (Stuttgart & Glasgow)

Ruby Harrold (GBR) - 2013 World Championships finalist (uneven bars)

Carlotta Ferlito (ITA) - 2011 European silver medallist (beam) and 2012 Olympian

Roxana Popa Nedlecu (ESP) – 6th at the 2013 European Championships (all-around)

Asuka Teramoto (JPN)- 2013 Tokyo World Cup Champion (all-around)

Larisa Iordahce (ROU) Team bronze at the 2012 Olympic Games & 2013 European Beam Champion

Raer Theaker (GBR) - Member of the British team for the 2012 Junior Europeans

Oleg Verniaiev (UKR) – Bronze medallist, 2013 European Championships (all-around)

Andre Likhovitskiy (BLR) - 4th at the 2013 European Championships (high bar)

Fabian Gonzalez (ESP) - 9th at the London 2012 Olympic Games (all-around)

Daniel Purvis (GBR) - Team bronze at the London 2012 Olympic Games and 2011 Glasgow World Cup Champion

John Orozco (USA) – Bronze medallist at the 2013 World Championships (parallel bars)

Sam Oldham (GBR) - Team bronze at the London 2012 Olympic Games

Masayoshi Yamamoto (JPN) - 6th, 2013 Japan Championships (high bar)

Andreas Toba (GER) - Member of the German team for the London 2012 Olympic Games