Fans can follow the 2015 World Championships via web, cable and network TV
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind., Oct. 15, 2015 – Fans can follow the action at the 2015 World Artistic Gymnastics Championships via the web, cable TV and network television, along with social media. Universal Sports will carry live webcasts of the finals on its website, along with primetime coverage on its cable network. In addition, USAGymWorlds.com will have photos and updates from Glasgow, Scotland, as well as the webcasts. NBC will broadcast coverage of the World Championships on Oct. 31 – Nov. 1. All of the coverage from Glasgow is presented by AT&T.
The 2015 World Championships feature team, all-around and individual event competition. Aimee Boorman of World Champions Centre (women) and Andriy Stepanchenko of the U.S. Olympic Training Center (men) are the head coaches for Team USA.
Based on the draw, the U.S. women take the floor in Subdivision 10 and begin on floor exercise on Oct. 24. The men are competing in the qualification round in Subdivision 7, starting on still rings on Oct. 26.
Here’s a quick overview of the various ways to watch and follow the U.S. Team’s performances at the 2015 World Championships in Glasgow. Due to daylight saving time, from Oct. 19-24 and on Nov. 1, Glasgow is five hours ahead of the U.S. Eastern time zone. From Oct. 25-31, Glasgow is four hours ahead of the Eastern time zone. For more information on the World Championships, please go to USAGymWorlds.com.
Live webcasts. USAGymWorlds.com will have live webcasts (U.S. viewers only) of the qualification sessions and podium training, including those that feature U.S. athletes. The coverage will also be archived for on-demand viewing. The schedule is below.
11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. ET – Women’s Podium Training, Sub. 10 (USA)
11:30 a.m. – 3:40 p.m. ET – Men’s Podium Training, Sub. 7 (USA)
4:15 a.m. – 6:15 a.m. ET – Women’s Qualifying, Sub. 1 (ROU)
11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. ET – Women’s Qualifying, Sub. 4 (GBR)
1:45 p.m. – 3:45 p.m. ET – Women’s Qualifying, Sub. 5 (RUS)
4:15 a.m. – 6:15 a.m. ET – Women’s Qualifying, Sub. 7 (CHN)
11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. ET – Women’s Qualifying, Sub. 10 (USA)
5:15 a.m. – 8:15 a.m. ET – Men’s Qualifying, Sub. 1 (GBR)
12:40 p.m. – 3:45 p.m. ET – Men’s Qualifying, Sub. 3 (CHN/JPN)
12:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. ET – Men’s Qualifying, Sub. 7 (USA)
UniversalSports.com will have live webcasts of the team, all-around and individual event finals from Glasgow, which will also be available at USAGymWorlds.com. For U.S. Eastern daylight saving time, the live webcasts are scheduled for: Oct. 27 –women’s team final, 2:45 p.m.; Oct. 28 – men’s team final, 1:55 p.m.; Oct. 29 – women’s all-around, 2:45 p.m.; Oct. 30 – men’s all-around, 2:10 p.m.; Oct. 31- individual event finals, 9:30 a.m.; Nov. 1 – individual event finals, 8:30 a.m.
Cable TV. Universal Sports Network will air each finals session of the 2015 World Championships daily from daily at 8 p.m. ET on Oct. 27-30 and Nov. 1 and at 8:30 p.m. ET on Oct. 31. In addition, UniversalSports.com will provide LIVE streaming of the final six sessions. The network’s broadcast team includes Olympic gold medalists Bart Conner and Amanda Borden. Live webstreams of the finals sessions will also be available at USAGymWorlds.com.
NBC. NBC will broadcast coverage of the Worlds on Oct. 31 at 2:30 p.m. and Nov. 1 at 12 p.m. ET, hosted by NBC Sports Group’s gymnastics team of Al Trautwig, Tim Daggett, 1984 Olympic team gold medalist, and Nastia Liukin, 2008 Olympic all-around champion.
USAGymWorlds.com. USA Gymnastics will provide enhanced coverage from Glasgow, including results, photos, interviews and the webcast. Fans can also follow the action on Facebook, facebook.com/USAGymnastics, and Twitter, @usagym, #FIGWorlds2015ART or #USAGymWorlds.
Live scoring. The International Gymnastics Federation provides live scoring from its World Championships. For more information and access, go to fig-gymnastics.com.
The 2015 U.S. Women’s Team features Simone Biles, Spring, Texas/World Champions Centre; Gabrielle Douglas, Virginia Beach, Va./Buckeye Gymnastics; Brenna Dowell, Odessa, Mo./GAGE; Madison Kocian, Dallas/WOGA; Maggie Nichols, Little Canada, Minn./Twin City Twisters; Aly Raisman, Needham, Mass./Brestyan’s American Gymnastics; and MyKayla Skinner, Gilbert, Ariz./Desert Lights Gymnastics.
The members of the U.S. Men’s Team for the World Championships are: Chris Brooks, Houston/Team Hilton (Cypress Gymnastics); Marvin Kimble, Milwaukee, Wis./Team Hilton (U.S. Olympic Training Center); Danell Leyva, Miami, Fla./Team Hilton (Universal Gymnastics); Alexander Naddour, Queen Creek, Ariz./Team Hilton (USA Youth Fitness Center); Paul Ruggeri, Manlius, N.Y./Team Hilton (U.S. Olympic Training Center); Donnell Whittenburg, Baltimore, Md./Team Hilton (U.S. Olympic Training Center); and Brandon Wynn of Voorhees, N.J./Team Hilton (U.S. Olympic Training Center). Three-time U.S. all-around champion Sam Mikulak of Newport Coast, Calif./Team Hilton (U.S. Olympic Training Center), withdrew from the team due to injury.
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