08. February 2003  
European Team Champs 2003  
Artistic Gymnastics

Austria among the top Eight

DeThe Austrian Gymnastics Federation OEFT jubilates: To the first time the Aistrians are among the best 8 European nations at the 2nd European Team Champs', which will be held in May 3 -4 in Moscow. The reason is the retirement of France, Netherlands, Czech Republic and Latvia. So host Russia, Ukraine, Belarus, Italy, Bulgaria, Great Britain and Hungary are the qualified nations.
The last host of the 1st European Champs 2001 in Riesa Germany (7th place) is no more under the top 12 nations, now.
(Qualified after the results of artistic and rhythmic Euro Champs 2002)

Routinier Thomas Zimmermann