18. May 2007
Salzburg / Austria
Wheel Gymnastics

The 7th World Championships in wheel gymnastics were continued today with the  all-round competitions of the junior gymnasts.

In the male juniors' class, Robert Maaser (Germany) dominated the field scoring 26.75 points, beating Ido Leviatov from Israel (22.65 points). Achim Pitz from Belgium came third, scoring 22.00 points.

Victoria Henninghausen (GER) scored 24.65 points to become the female juniors' world champion, with her team mates Maren Opfermann (24.15 points) and Mareike Jochem (23.95 points)...

17. May 2007
Salzburg / Österreich
Wheel Gymnastics

After the official Opening Gala yesterday the competitions of the 7th World Championsships in Wheel-Gymnastics in Salzburg started today with the Seniors‘s All Around Competition.

Today title-holder Janin Oer (Germany/25.45 points) again was the winner of the Senior’s women All Around Competition. Kathrin Schad (GER/25.20 Pt) is placed second. She surprised especially with a double summersault in vault. Takako Hiwa (24.30 P.) won the bronze medal for Japan like two years before.

German also won the gold...

16. May 2007
Salzburg / Österreich
Wheel Gymnastics

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...

15. May 2007
Salzburg / Austria
Wheel Gymnastics

As part of the 7th World Championships in wheelgymnastics the 7th General Assembly of the IRV took place on 15th May 2007 in Salzburg /Austria.

12 delegates from the member countries Austria, Germany, Japan, the Netherlands, Norway and Switzerland came to Salzburg for the meeting.
Without changes the board of the IRV was confirmed. A new statute of IRV was decided.

11. May 2007
Salzburg / Austria
Wheel Gymnastics

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...

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