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...

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)...

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...!
UEG info: Drawing of lots European Youth Olympic Festival 2003 EYOF...

27. April 2003
Artistic Gymnastics

The Hungarian women's team of artistic gymnastics won a dual meet against the national team of Switzerland with a difference of 0,35 points, only:
136,425 : 136,075
Best in all-around was the 18 years old Swiss national champion Annelore Collaud with a score of 34,65 points. On second place came Danielle Englert (34,074/SUI ) and the best Hungarian came on third: Renata Kiss (34,05)....

26. April 2003
Artistic Gymnastics

The national women's artistic gymnastics team of Italy won at home the meet against a young team from Netherlands (Laura van Leeuwen, Mayra Kroonen, Gabriëlla Wammes, Evi Neijssen, Loes Linders and Nathalie Bletterman) with 143,400 to 137,300 points. Great Britain came on tgird(133,475), Israel on fourth place (119,525.).
One week before the Eight-Nations-Cup in Groningen (NL) Verona van de Leur (feet injury in Thessaloniki), Monique Nuijten und Renske Endel (Infectious disease) are not ready for action.