Nastia Liukin Cup

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The Nastia Liukin Cup (known as the Nastia Liukin Supergirl Cup before 2012) is an annual artistic gymnastics competition held in the United States and hosted by Olympic gymnast Nastia Liukin.[1] First held in 2010, the event arose through a partnership between Liukin and USA Gymnastics, and is intended to serve as a debut for pre-elite competitors on the national stage.[2] Eligible to compete are Level 10 gymnasts female gymnasts in both the junior and senior fields.

Invitationals[edit]

Competitors are chosen based on their performance in several invitational meets held across the country in January and February. The 2014 invitational series consists of 20 different meets, each of which will select a predetermined number of junior and senior athletes for the final competition, which will be held on February 28, 2014, in Greensboro, North Carolina.[2]

Former winners and results[edit]

2013[edit]

2013 podium[3]
Rank Name DOB and Age Club Hometown Total Out
1 Alex McMurtry 1996-12-08 (aged 16) Richmond Olympiad Midlothian, VA 38.450 0.000
2 Aja-Monet Sims 1995-10-04[4] (aged 17) Brandy Johnson's Clermont, FL 38.175 0.275
3 Samantha Partyka 1996-08-06[5] (aged 16) Champions Gymnastics Academy Katy, TX 38.075 0.375

2012[edit]

2012 podium
Rank Name DOB and Age Club Hometown Total Out
1 Charity Jones aged 17 Dynamo Gymnastics Miami, OK 38.075 0.000
2 Alex McMurtry 1996-12-08 (aged 15) Richmond Olympiad Midlothian, VA 37.875 0.200
2 Polina Shchennikova 1998-01-07 (aged 14) TIGAR Arvada, CO 37.875 0.200

2011[edit]

2011 podium
Rank Name DOB and Age Club Hometown Total Out
1 Grace Williams 1996-03-26[6] (aged 14) Geddert's Twistars Linden, MI 38.525 0.000
2 Amelia Hundley 1998-01-21 (aged 13) Cincinnati Gymnastics Academy Cincinnati, OH 38.150 0.375
3 Rachel Spicer 1994-06-12 (aged 16) Metroplex Gymnastics Highland Village, TX 37.975 0.550

2010[edit]

2010 podium
Rank Name DOB and Age Club Hometown Total Out
1 Lexie Priessman 1997-01-23 (aged 13) Cincinnati Gymnastics Academy Cincinnati, OH 38.400 0.000
2 Kassandra Lopez 1993-05-25 (aged 16) Gym World East Tucson, AZ 37.675 0.725
3 Diandra Milliner 1992-10-18 (aged 17) Folger's Gymnastics Wichita, KS 37.400 1.000

References[edit]

  1. ^ Amrmour, Nancy (2010-01-19). "Nastia Liukin's new meet to partner with Supergirl". USA Today. Retrieved 2012-05-27. 
  2. ^ a b "USA Gymnastics – Nastia Liukin Cup". USA Gymnastics. Retrieved 2014-01-05. 
  3. ^ "McMurtry wins Nastia Liukin Cup in third attempt". USA Gymnastics. March 1, 2013. Retrieved 2014-01-05. 
  4. ^ "Biography". Gym-Style.Com. Retrieved 2014-01-05. 
  5. ^ "Samantha Partyka". GymDivas.us. Retrieved 2014-01-05. 
  6. ^ "Grace Williams". GymnDivas.us. Retrieved 2014-01-05. 

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