28. June 2003
Obertshausen/Germany
Wheel Gymnastics

Kira Schneggenburger (TSV Taunusstein-Bleidenstadt) and Simon Knapp (SV Rugenbergen) won the German Juniors Championsships, all-around.
Kira Schneggenburger repeated her success from one year ago and won against Friederike Schindler (TSV Marburg-Ockershausen), four times World-Juniors Champion, and won again the title, like one year agon. After his big success at the Juniors World-Championships 2003, Simon Knapp (SV Rugenbergen) now stood in front, when the national champions were searched.
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26. June 2003
Aschaffenburg/Germany
Wheel Gymnastics

18 months after the first 10 weeks training in Germany in autumn 2001, Nicci Wilks from Australia did again the long trek to do another training course in wheel-gymnastics.
She spent two weeks in Aschaffenburg, to refresh and intensify her skills in gymnastic-wheels.
Besides the intensive lessons under the special direction of the cMonika Väthbrückner in Aschaffenburg, Nicci Wilks could share in the training of the gym-wheel group of the club TuS Aschaffenburg-Leider, to stabilise the new...

8. June 2003
Dernbach/Germany
Wheel Gymnastics

One week after the World Championships in Lillehammer/ N orway 300 German wheel gymnasts met in Dernbach / GER to compete on 7th and 8th June in all classes.
Also two gymnasts from Japan, who participated in Norway, took part in this competition.
Yasuaki Yoshikawa, who inspired the spectators with his routine in straight-line with music, won the competition senior class.

3. June 2003
Lillehammer/Norwegen
Wheel Gymnastics

With alltogether 36 Medals Germany was the most successful nation of the 5th World Championships of Wheel Gymnastics, again.
To the first time the USA won a complete medals set, specially in the juniors categories.
The other medals were won by Japan, host Norway and Israel.
>> Medals Sheet

31. May 2003
Lillehammer/Norway
Wheel Gymnastics

Specially the Women vault final at the final day of the 5th World Championships of wheel gymnastics was exciting. Naomi Kunihiro (JPN) is the new World Champion. Julia Pohling (GER) is placed 2nd and Janin Oer (GER) is placed 3rd. Janin Oer ( GER) won gold in straight-line and spiral final.
In the Men Finals Julius Petri (GER) is the new World Champion in straight-line and spiral. Jan Schaefer (GER) won gold in the vault final....

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