Bui & Purvis added to Glasgow World Cup


Germany’s Kim Bui and Britain’s Daniel Purvis have been added to the Glasgow World Cup line up. Bui has been added to replace Romania’s Larisa Iordache and Purvis fills the open male spot which was made available by Brazilian Sergio Sasaki Junior.  This brings the total of British gymnasts competing up to four, with Purvis joining fellow Bronze Olympic medallist Kristian Thomas, Rebecca Tunney and Niamh Rippin.

British Gymnastics give the following information in relation to following the event:

Tickets for the 2012 World Cup were in high demand and have already sold out, setting up what is sure to be a fantastic atmosphere in the brand new Emirates Arena. The BBC will be streaming the World Cup live on the BBC Sport website with a full highlights programme on 15th December from 1pm – 3pm on BBC One. Radio 5 live will also be broadcasting live from the arena on the day following a gymnastics special to be aired on December 6th from 7.30pm-9pm.

BGtv will upload individual routines to the British Gymnastics youtube channel shortly after each performance while social media fans can keep up with all the quick hits as Team GB’s Jennifer Pinches will be tweeting for the @BGmediateam along with British Gymnastics Facebook posts.

BG score will provide live instant score updates and the media team will also be filling full reports online and press releases post-event.

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