Los Angeles – Universal Sports Network will air LIVE exclusive national television and online coverage of the 2014 Secret U.S. Classic this Saturday, August 2 from 7:30 – 9:30 p.m. ET from the Sears Centre Arena in Hoffman Estates, Ill. Featuring many of the USA’s top female gymnasts, the Secret U.S. Classic is the final opportunity to qualify for the 2014 P&G Championships, USA Gymnastics’ national championships.
2013 World Champion Simone Biles of Spring, Texas/World Champions Centre and 2012 Olympic team gold-medalist and three-time 2013 World silver-medalist Kyla Ross of Aliso Viejo, Calif./Gym-Max Gymnastics, who won the 2013 all-around title at the Secret Classic, are among the senior gymnasts expected to compete. Many athletes who have already qualified for the P&G Championships will use the Secret U.S. Classic as a tune-up for the P&G Championships, scheduled for Aug. 21-24 in Pittsburgh, Pa.
Following the live broadcast, Universal Sports will air an encore presentation at 11 p.m. ET. The event will also be available online both LIVE and on-demand at www.universalsports.com to authenticated users.
Calling the action in Chicago will be a team comprised of play-by-play announcer Tim Daggett alongside analysts John Roethlisberger and Amanda Borden-Cochran.
2012 Olympic team gold-medalist McKayla Maroney will be on hand to sign autographs before each session.
Universal Sports Network Broadcast Schedule: Gymnastics
All Times Eastern – Subject to Change
|Date||TV Time (ET)||Event|
|Aug. 2||7:30 p.m.||2014 Secret U.S. Classic – LIVE|
|Aug. 2||11 p.m.||2014 Secret U.S. Classic – encore presentation|
|Aug. 3||2 a.m.||2014 Secret U.S. Classic – encore presentation|
|Aug. 3||3 p.m.||2014 Secret U.S. Classic – encore presentation|
|Aug. 4||12 p.m.||2014 Secret U.S. Classic – encore presentation|
|Aug. 5||11 p.m.||2014 Secret U.S. Classic – encore presentation|
|Aug. 10||10:30 p.m.||2014 Secret U.S. Classic – encore presentation|
(From Universal Sports Press Release)