13. February 2003
Salzburg (AUT)
Rhythmic Gymnastics

The Austrian club 'Salzburger Turnverein 1861' looks for a new COACH for the Rhythmic Gymnastics (proficient in German languages). The STV is a big club with 1,400 members and includes the disciplines track and field, artistic and rhythmic gymnastics an some fitness offers. >> Read mor in our special GYM Job Exchange

31. January 2003
Rhythmic Gymnastics

Friday evening in Bremen (Germany) was finished the second International course of the European Gymnastics Union UEG for coaches of rhythmic gymnastics. In instruction of the host DTB the wellknown international judge and coach from Leipzig Birgit GUHR was responsible for organisation.
All together 64 coaches from 18 different countries took part....

29. January 2003
Rhythmic Gymnastics

According to information from the FIG Headquarters in Moutier, Switzerland, on January 29, 2003, the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) has confirmed the FIG sanctions to Russian Rhythmic Gymnastics stars Alina Kabaeva and Irina Tchachina, following their positive anti-doping test in Brisbane, in 2001.
So both gymnasts are suspended for the rest of the sanction, from January 23, 2003 to April 08, 2003 included... >> FIG information (English)
>> FIG information (French)

17. January 2003
Grand Prix
Rhythmic Gymnastics

To the past 7 organizers of the 2003 Grand Prix series with Belarus (17./19.Oktober) the 8th was added. Further applications for the attractive series were present, which were not accepted however in the interest of the gymnasts (too many tournaments altogether).
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The tournament of Berlin take part in this series again, which presents itself with new name: The Berlin Masters of Rhythmic Gymnastics takes place from 27 to 29 June 2003 in Berlin.

12. January 2003
Rhythmic Gymnastics

After the victory in team competition of rhythmic gymnastics of the Australian Olympic Youth Festival in Sydney the Japanese were also the best in individual. Mai HIDAKA won with a score of 76,625 points. On second came Kaori USUMANO (75,90). Rebecca TERZIAN from USA was third with 75,697 points.
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