20. August 2012  
Freyburg / City of Jahn (GER)  
Artistic Gymnastics

90th Jahn-Memorial - a big show of Johanna Quaas

Last weekend took place the 90th anniversary of the "Jahn Memorial", a big outdoor festival of artistic gymnastics in memoriam of the German founder of gymnastics, Friedrich Ludwig Jahn.

Among of more than 1,100 guests and participants of age groups between14 to 90 years were also a lot of former German international top-stars, like Erika Zuchold world champion on beam 1970 and Klaus Koeste Olympic champion (Munich, 1972, vault), and the "hero of Mexico-City" (1968), Willi Jaschek.
But the star again was the oldest active gymnast of the world, the 86 years old competitor Johanna Quaas, who celebrated there her most important competion of the year in an amazing qualty.

* Please look at our > German report