Penev leads at halfway point of 2013 Winter Cup preliminaries

Eddie Penev of Rochester, N.Y./Stanford, posted an 83.800 in the all-around to lead the standings after the first of two preliminary sessions as the 2013 Winter Cup Challenge today at the Las Vegas (Nev.) Sports Center.

2013 Winter Cup Challenge begins Thursday

The event, scheduled for Feb. 7-9 at the Las Vegas (Nev.) Sports Center, kicks off the Road to the 2016 Olympics Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

Four 2012 Olympians are expected to compete at 2013 Winter Cup

Led by 2012 Olympic all-around bronze-medalist Danell Leyva of Miami, Fla./Team Hilton HHonors (Universal Gymnastics), four members of the men’s 2012 U.S. Olympic Team are scheduled to compete at the 2013 Winter Cup Challenge.

2013 Winter Cup Challenge dates are set

The 2013 Winter Cup Challenge will be held Feb. 7-9 at the Las Vegas (Nev.) Sports Center. is a USA Gymnastics production. To learn more about USA Gymnastics, visit