6. May 2003
Artistic Gymnastics

The 'flying aesthete in the air”, former several-time trampoline World Champion Emmanuel Durand from France, has been the talents’ scout of the World- famous Canadian company Cirque du Soleil which in Berlin this Sunday has looked for new talents for the various shows. With three permanently based shows and world-wide five touring ones the Cirque du Soleil has a permanent need of high-quality and motivated sportsmen and -women.
More than 20 candidates from various European countries traveled to this...

4. May 2003
Moscow / RUS
Artistic Gymnastics

The national team of host Russia is the old and new Champion of the European Team Championships in Moscow.
In the final the Russian beat the Ukraine (140,574 : 138,324).
The team of Belarus got 71.399 points in the semifinal and placed third. Hungary (67,524) - lost in the semifinal against Russia and came on third place...

3. May 2003
Artistic Gymnastics

It was not a surprise, that the Romanian women's artistic gymnastics team wins the Eight-Nations-Cup in Groningen, Netherlands, with a score of 111,025 points.
On second place came the national squad of Australia (107,950) and the young team of host Netherlands scored on third (107,750).
On Sunday team winner Romania was also the most successful nation at the apparatus finals, again: Monica Rosu (vault) and Alexandra Eremia (beam) were the best, but on bars won Elizabeth Tweddle (GBR)...

3. May 2003
Artistic Gymnastics

In the metropolis of the Dutch north, in Groningen, will held a 'Eight-Nations-Tournament' of women's artistic gymnastics today and on Sunday (finals).
Host is the 'Royal Dutch Gymnastics Union' (KNGU), but its team have some problems, because the Dutch stars Verona van de Leur, Renske Endel and Monique Nuiten are injured. So only a Dutch B-Team will fight against the national teams from Australia, France, Romania, Spain, Ukraine, Great Britain and Canada.
All nations will use this competition...

2. May 2003
Artistic Gymnastics

After the premiere in Riesa 2000 the European Gymnastics Union organizes the 2nd European Team Championships this weekend in Moscow.
More than twelve OLympic and world champions are among the favourite teams. So the former Ukrainian star Victoria Karpenko celebrates a comeback - in the team of her new homeland Bulgaria.

... more UEG info: 2nd European Cup for Clubs 2003: no qualifying tournaments...!
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