February 25, 2022
Ford Center at the Star - Frisco, Texas

Four more gymnasts slated to compete at 2022 Nastia Liukin Cup


INDIANAPOLIS, January 31, 2022 – Nearly two-thirds of the 2022 Nastia Liukin Cup field is set after four gymnasts punched their tickets over the weekend. A total of 20 junior and 20 senior USAG Women’s Development Program Level 10 gymnasts will compete for national bragging rights February 25 at Ford Center at the Star in Frisco, Texas. To date, 26 of the 40 spots have been claimed.

This week’s qualifiers are listed below alphabetically by competition.

  • Alamo Classic, San Antonio, Texas: Presley Duke, Yukon, Okla./Dynamo (junior); Bryce Wilson, Pearland, Texas/Pearland Elite (senior)
  • Atlanta Centennial Classic, Atlanta, Ga.: Nina Ballou, Boca Raton, Fla./American Twisters (senior); Ariana Barksdale, Morrisville, N.C./Sonshine (junior)

The Cup’s qualifying series continues this weekend with the Arizona Sunrays Classic Rock Invitational in Phoenix, Ariz., Classic Spectacular in Saint Paul, Minn., Greensboro Gymnastics Invitational in Greensboro, N.C., and Pikes Peak Cup in Colorado Springs, Colo.

The Nastia Liukin Cup was founded in 2008 by Olympic all-around gold medalist Nastia Liukin, and participating gymnasts will have the opportunity to meet Liukin onsite at the event. This year’s competition will air live on the Olympic Channel.