16. May 2007  
Salzburg / Österreich  
Wheel Gymnastics

Welcome to Salzburg - Gala opens 7. Wheel Gymnastics WCh - GYMfamily Event -

In the morning, all leaders of the delegations and some guests of the 7th Wheel Gymnastics WCh were invited to a reception which took place in the Marble Hall of 'Mirabell Palace' in Salzburg. In the evening the World Championships were opened with a big gala event:

About 100 participants took part in the 90 minute show. The gymnasts of the  "Turn Gym Union Salzburg" showed a convincing combination of Austrian tradition and whell gymnastics in addition to showdance and sports aerobics. As guest performers, the Wheel Gymnastics Show Team of the TSV Taunusstein/Germany contributed to the success of the gala, which had about 1000 spectators. 

Greeting of the 10 paticipating nations at the opening gala of the WCh

Wheel Gymnastics combined with Austrian Tradition...

In the course of the day the last members of the 10 delegations participating in the 7th World Championships in Wheel Gymnastics arrived in Salzburg/Austria. In the gymnasium on Alpenstrasse, training sessions began under very good conditions and the floor as well as the wheels were tested. The judges were prepared for the competitions in a seminar. 

Empfang der WM-Offiziellen am Vormittag im Salzburger Schloss Mirabell

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