2016 Mexican Open Preview

The annual Mexican Open will take place in Mexico City on the 25th and 26th November 2016. There will also be a gala held on the 27th November following the competition.

The competition usually attracts a good lineup of gymnasts and this year is no different. Headline acts on the women’s side are Olympic Champion, Catalina Ponor of Romania and Olympic and World Champion, Oksana Chusovitina of Uzbekistan.

Along with these two veterans, Angelina Kysla of the Ukraine will also compete, having competed in a number of competitions around the world recently, winning the Swiss Cup for the Ukranian team along with Olympic Champion, Oleg Verniaiev.

Mexico will be well represented with Mariana Almeida and Victoria Montemayor representing on home soil whilst Nora Fernandez will represent Spain, Giada Grisetti will represent Italy and Nadja Schulze will represent Germany.

There will be a team competition with the teams being divided randomly before the event with a draw.

There will also be an AA title at stake and apparatus titles.

More information can be found on the official website: http://www.abiertodegimnasia.com/es/

Tickets information, contact information, the competition schedule and more can be found on the website.

The WAG roster is as follows:

  1. Catalina Ponor (ROM)
  2. Nora Fernandez (ESP)
  3. Oksana Chusovitina (UZB)
  4. Angelina Kysla (UKR)
  5. Mariana Almeida (MEX)
  6. Victoria Montemayor (MEX)
  7. Giada Gisetti (ITA)
  8. Nadja Schulze (GER)



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