03. May 2003  
Artistic Gymnastics

Eight-Country-Meet in Groningen

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 as a welcome test event before the World champs in Anaheim coming August.
The competition takes place on the podium from Ghent (world champs 2001) which is places at the 'Official Supplier of the Olympic Games 2004', the Pegases Company Janssen&Fritsen's disposal. J&F will also support the online reports of GYMmedia coming weekend.