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Cottbus 2024 | Apparatus World Cup | Preview and Watch Guide

Previewing the Stakes, Participants, and Format of the Cottbus World Cup

February 20, 2024

The second FIG Apparatus World Cup will take place in Cottbus, Germany this week.

Event Details:

Dates: February 22nd to 25th, 2024

Location: Lausitz Arean, Cottbus, Germany

Competition Schedule:

22 FEB: Qualifications Day 1 (Floor, Pommel Horse, Rings)

23 FEB: Qualifications Day 2 (Vault, Parallel Bars, High Bar)

24 FEB: Finals Day 1 (Floor, Pommel Horse, Rings)

25 FEB: Finals Day 2 (Vault, Parallel Bars, High Bar)

Competing Athletes:

A detailed list of participating athletes released by the FIG can be viewed here.  

Top 3 Points ranking for event qualification to Paris:

FX: 1. Ryu Sunghyun (KOR) 2. Diorges Escobar (CUB) 3. Eddie Penev (BUL)

PH: 1. Ahmad Abu Al Soud (JOR) 2. Hur Woong (KOR) 2. Zeinolla Idrissov (KAZ)

SR: 1. Jong Ruong Il (PRK) 2. Vahagn Davtyan (ARM) 3. Artur Avetisyan (ARM)

VT: 1. Shek Wai Hung (HKG) 2. Jocob Karlsen (NOR) 3. Mahdi Olfati (IRN)

PB: 1. Jossimar Calvo (COL) 2. Cameron-Lie Bernard (FRA) 3.Rasuljon Abdurakhimov (UBZ)

HB: 1. Tang Chia-Hung (TPE) 2. Angel Barajas (COL) 3. Robert Tvorogal (LIT)

The roster for the meet contains mostly the athletes who competed last week at the 2024 Cairo world cup. Notable additions include gymnasts from the USA and home country Germany.

Competition Format:

Qualifying: Limited to 2 gymnasts per country on each apparatus

Finals: Top 8 gymnasts per apparatus from qualifications advance to Finals


Prize Money: Top performers on each event stand to earn prize money, with the top 8 finalists receiving varying amounts. The first-place finisher gets 1,000 CHF, the second-place athlete earns 750 CHF, and the third-place contender receives 500 CHF.

Olympic Qualification Points: Post-finals, Olympic qualification points will be distributed among eligible athletes. (Those who have already secured a spot in Paris 2024 or represent teams that have qualified, will earn points for world cup rankings, but NOT Olympic qualifying points.) The top two athletes per event (12 in total) at the conclusion of the 2024 world cup series will secure their spots at the Games. How to Watch:

Live Results: TBD

Qualifications: TBD

Finals: FIG Pay-per-view

We will updated this page with any additional viewing options.

Article by: ND Contributer/Graphic Designer


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