11. May 2007  
Salzburg / Austria  
Wheel Gymnastics

PREVIEW: 7th Worlds Wheel Gymnastics 2007 - GYMfamily Event -

The Countdown has begun...
Next week, from May 16th to 19th, the 7th World Championships in Wheel Gymnastics will take place in Salzburg. The International Federation of Wheel Gymnastics (IRV) expects exciting competitions with highly motivated participants. After the dominant German gymnasts had to concede places on the rostrum to contestants from Japan and Switzerland, the competitions in Mozart's home town will show how the nations stand at present...

WM-Wettkampfstätte 2007: Sporthalle Alpenstrasse

The new logo of the 'International Federation of Whell Gymnastics' IRV

The first guests have arrived in Mozart's home town...
96 competitors from 10 nations have qualified for the Wheel Gymnastics World Championships 2007 in Salzburg and were registered by their federations. The first participants have already arrived in Salzburg.

About 250 accreditations have been issued sofar. The WCh hotel is already fully booked. In neighbouring Bavaria, there is great interest in the 2007 WCh.

The organisers,
- the Austrian Wheel Gymnastics Association (ÖRHÖV) is preparing for this event with great personal and professional input, so that these championships are sure to be a milestone in international Wheel Gymnastics.

- the gymnasium on Alpenstrasse can accommodate up to 2200 people.
Should you wish to reserve a seat in the audience, tickets and further information is available at www.wm2007.at.
Preview: IRV, Dirk Balkenohl