Don’t miss a key minute as forty-two men and two dozen women fight it out for victory in eight different Apparatus during the final two days of this stop on the FIG World Gymnastics Cup series when you can stream the events live to a mobile device.
Individual Apparatus 2018 World Cup Melbourne
The Australian leg of the International Gymnastics Federation’s (FIG) Individual Apparatus World Cup Series will be held in Melbourne’s world-renowned sporting precinct. Hisense Arena will host athletes from sixteen countries from February 22 to 25, with the Qualifications to be held over the first two days, and the top eight athletes on each apparatus advancing to the Finals, which will be held on the last two days. Australia won the right to host a stop on the Individual Apparatus World Cup circuit as part of the FIG’s new World Cup format for the 2017-2020 Olympic Cycle, and in 2017 Melbourne hosted the first event of this cycle.
This event will be one of the final stops on the Individual Apparatus World Cup circuit, which kicked off in November 2016 and will finish in March 2018. In this circuit, gymnasts are rewarded points based on where they finish on each apparatus at each stop. The points from each athlete’s best three finishes on a given apparatus will then be totalled to determine the World Cup series winner on that apparatus.
Australia will be the most heavily represented nation, boasting eleven athletes in the event. China have ten, including six on the men’s side of things, while Singapore have eight. Australia’s representation can be broken down into six athletes in the women’s side of the draw, and five on the men’s side. Georgia Godwin will be the busiest of the women, competing in the floor, the beam, and the vault. For the men, Christopher Remkes, Michael Mercieca, and Mitchell Morgans will all compete in three different disciplines as well.
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World Cup Gymnastics Live TV and Online Streaming
There is no World Cup Gymnastics free to air TV provider in Australia, but Fox Sports (Foxtel) will broadcast the finals of this event LIVE and in High Definition.
If you don’t have access to Foxtel, the Qualifications (Feb 22-23) will be available to customers of OVO Mobile, who will be able to stream the entirety of the first two days live and free. The other option is to grab a Foxtel Now 2 weeks free streaming TV trial and watch the Finals (Feb 24-25) of the World Cup Gymnastics live online(no set-up fees or lock-in contract).
Apparatus World Cup Live TV Times (AEDT)
Saturday 24 February: 6.00pm – 9.00pm (Fox Sports 506)
Sunday 25 February: 3.00pm – 6.00pm (Fox Sports 501)
*Shown as Sydney time, adjust for regional differences. Due to licensing the FIG World Cup in Melbourne is not available on free to air TV.