Gymmedia Olympic Coverage
For the second time after Sydney the European Online Service GYMmedia INTERNATIONAL reported from the OLympic Games:
The special website "A T H E N S" includes not only previews and live coverages from the Olympic city Athens but also information about the most important pre-Olympic events in all gymnastics disciplines.
This reporting has been made possible through the support of main sponsor Janssen-Fritsen, Supplier of the Olympic Games 2004, and also through the partnerships with SPIETH Gymnastic, EUROTRAMP and VENTURELLI.
>> Website 'A T H E N S'..
27-Aug-2004Olympic city Athens Rogge Snubs Extra Medal Requests
Jordan Jovtchev (BUL)
International Olympic Committee (IOC) president Jacques Rogge has refused to hand out reparations in finals overshadowed by scoring controversies. "The IOC will not be handing out extra medals," Dr Rogge said.
Bulgaria's hopes to get a gold medal in men's rings finals vanished into thin air following the statement of Jacques Rogge. The 31-year-old Jordan Jovtchev was obviously neglected by the jury in Athens, which gave the rings gold to Greece's Dimosthenis Tampakos, .......
23-Aug-2004Olympic city Athens ...latest GYM News from Athens....
TV- star Hambüchen
Artistic gymnastics in Germany with record TV audience rating!
The broadcasting of the German TV station “ARD” from the Olympic Games in Athens again reached a very good audience rating on Monday, Aug. 23rd. The market share was 24.9 percent.
The highest audience numbers on this Olympic day were reached by artistic gymnastics with the high bar performance of Fabian Hambüchen and the first interview with Ronny Ziesmer after his accident. About 7.47 million viewers, which means a market share of 29.2 percent, followed the gymnastics broadcasting. This again proves that the TV stations must be wrong with their often mentioned opinion gymnastics is not suitable for TV broadcasts and not interesting vor their viewers!
24-Aug-2004Olympic city Athens Gymnastics Gala: 'It happened in Athens'
At the end of the artistic gymnastics and trampoline competitions the gold- and silver medalists performed together with about 120 young gymnasts in the Gala "It happened in Athens".
The title, produced by Manos Hatzidakis, was choosen thinking of the soundtrack of the US movie with the same name which goes about the story of the first Olympic Games in newer history in 1896 and the marathon hero of that time Spiridon Louis.
22-Aug-2004Olympic city Athens MENs FINALS: ... Gold medals on 2nd day for Spain, Ukraine and Italy
Dimosthenis Tampakos (GRE)
On the 2nd final's day in the men's field Gervasio Deferr from Spain managed to defend his gold medal from Sydney 2000 on vault. The first gold medal for Ukraine in the artistic gymnastics events of these Olympic Games went to Valeri Goncharov on parallel bars. In a memorable high bar final Igor Cassina from Italy secured himself the gold medal...
Yesterday The 18,000 spectators in the Olympic Indoor Hall in Athens celebrated their hero Dimosthenis Tampakos as Olympic Champions on rings. Kyle Shewfelt won on floor the first Olympic gymnastics gold medal for Canada. TENG, Haibing reached the 1st place in the pommel horse final.
23-Aug-2004Olympic city Athens WOMEN's FINALS: .. at last beam and floor gold for Romania
Catalina Ponor, the Vice- World Champion now also Olympic gold medalist!
The first gold medal on the 2nd final’s day in the women’s field went to Vice- World Champion Catalina Ponor from Romania in front of all-around winner Carly Patterson from the USA. Catalina Ponor then also won the floor final in front of her team mate Nicoletta Sofronie and Patricia Moreno from Spain...
On the first final's day yesterday Romania succeeded on vault with the gold medal for Monica Rosu. Then the favourite Swetlana Chorkina fell from the uneven bars and the door was open for
Emilie Lepennec who with the most difficult program won the 1st gold on this apparatus for France.