Last year,Great Britain’s Dan Purvis won the male gymnast competition at the Glasgow World Cup.  This competition is for individuals and not teams.   Recently, after Japan’s Kohei Ochimura withdrew from the World Cup competition, Dan was invited to take his place.  The first competition of the World Cup will take place in Germany December 1-2.  Here is a video of Dan last year at the World Cup, performing a floor exercise.

At the London Olympics, Dan was an important member of Great Britain’s team which won the Bronze Medal.

The World Cup is actually four different competitions – two in December, another in March, and the finals in April.


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