11. October 2003
Vienna / Austria
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ueg-info -- With 27 votes against 15 for his adversary Manuel Boa de Jesus (POR), Dimitrios Dimitropoulos (GRE) has been elected as head of the European Union of Gymnastics, UEG. He succeeds Klaus Lotz (GER) who has chaired the umbrella organisation of European gymnastics since 1993 and who will manage the UEG until the general elections which will be held during the 21st Congress in 2005.

In order to replace D. Dimitropoulos on the position which he...

7. October 2003
Vienna / Austria
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From Thursday to Saturday (Oct. 9th – 11th 2003) the 20th Congress of the European Gymnastics Union (UEG) will be held in the hotel “Wiener Parkhotel Schoenbrunn”.
231 delegates from 43 countries – among them many famous former World and Olympic Champions – will, in addition to the usual “general meeting- topics”, discuss mainly about the following three major topics:
- taking of a decision on new formats for the European Championships which better suit the market
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26. July 2003
Lisbon / POR
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On Saturday the worldwide biggest gymnastics event , the 12th WORLD GYMNAESTRADA was finished in the National Stadium of Lisbon/Portugal.
About 22,000 participants from 55 countries took part from 20th to 27th July in Lisbon (POR). The most important festival of not-competitive sports of International Gymnastics Federation (FIG) had an attractive program. The Opening Ceremony, the performances of large groups, the National Evenings, the FIG-Gala and the Closing Ceremony became highlights of this World Gymnaestrada. The most...

25. May 2003
Monte Carlo/Monaco
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STAGE SET FOR GYMNASTICS SPECTACULAR AT LAUREUS WORLD SPORTS AWARDS CEREMONY:
- Triple Olympic champion Sergej Charkov one of the star turns
- ‘Balletic’ programme highlighted by gymnastic wheels and power skips
Multiple world champion Wolfgang Bientzle and 15 other German gymnasts provided a spectacular programme of assorted gymnastics during the fourth annual Laureus World Sports Awards ceremony on the night of Tuesday, May 20......

12. April 2003
Munich/Germany
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Today in the Hilton Hotel of Munich took place the election of the National Olympic Committee of Germany for the official candidate for the Olympic Games 2012.
The City of Leipzig - worldwide wellknown as a city of sports, of a lot of German Gymnastics Festivals and the former location of the famous 'German High school of Physical Culture' (DHfK) - won against Hamburg, Duesseldorf, Frankfurt and Stuttgart.
The location of the Olympic sailing events will...

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