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Courtney Tulloch and Simone Biles to perform at the O2

EXTRAVAGANZA: Britain’s Courtney Tulloch, (right), will appear at The O2 on March 23, as will American superstar Simone Biles, (left)

BRITON COURTNEY Tulloch will be among the star names to perform at the Superstars of Gymnastics, which takes place at The O2 later this month.

South Londoner Tulloch is the Commonwealth Games champion on rings, and a silver medallist on vault. Tulloch trains at Pegasus Gym Club under coach Ionut Trandaburu.

British stars James Hall, Danny Purvis, Dom Cunningham, Sam Oldham and Jay Thompson have all been con rmed for the March 23 spectacular.

The event also features a raft of leading international gymnasts including Germany’s Fabian Hambüchen, a gold medallist on horizontal bars at Rio 2016, double Olympic silver medallist Marcel Nguyen, three-time World Champion Oksana Chusovitina, four-time World Cup medallist Elisabeth Seitz, six-time Dutch national champion Casimir Schmidt and Jamaican international Danusia Francis.

Canada’s triple Commonwealth Games gold medallist Ellie Black has also been added to the line-up.

The 23-year-old two-time Olympian joins a line-up led by Simone Biles and Max Whitlock for the showcase event, taking place over two sessions at The O2, broadcast on Sky Sports, with an all-star judging panel rating performances out of 10.

LEADERBOARD

Biles and Whitlock will perform during both the afternoon and evening shows and will join Amy Tickler and Laurent Landi on the panel. Each apparatus will have its own leaderboard with a winner per piece to be determined by the highest combined score.

Athletes have the freedom to devise and perform their own routines and judges will score out of 10 based on air, creative choreography, execution and engagement with the live crowd in attendance.

Visit superstarsofgymnastics.com for more information.

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