25. June 2003
Artistic Gymnastics

The exceptional athlet Oksana Chusovitina started last weekend at the German Nationals out of competition (36,450), but she got a lot of sympathy of the spectators and the host TG Boeckingen. All together 1,000 Euro they contributed to help her son Alisher, who has been in treatment for leukemia since last fall in Cologne.
A big sum to help Alisher came just now from the Team Uzbekistan Fundraiser Club' from the USA, transmitted on the special GYMmedia...

24. June 2003
Artistic Gymnastics

Paul Hamm (Maukesha, Wiskonsin) and Courtney Kupets (Las Vegas) defend their titles at the U.S. Gymnastics Championships 2003 last weekend, which took place at the Cellular Arena of Milwaukee.

To the same time took also place the U.S. Nationals of Rhythmic Gymnastics and Sport Aerobics in Milwaukee...

23. June 2003
Artistic Gymnastics

Katja Abel from Berlin (SV Preussen) is the new but also the 100th all-around champion in the history of German's women gymnastics.
On second place came Lisa Brueggemann from Turnteam TOYOTA Cologne and her teammate Birgit Schweigert got the bronze medal.
Ronny Ziesmer from Cottbus won the national all-around German men's title, second was Christian Berczes and third Thomas Andergassen (Stuttgart), but best in all around at the first competition was the 15 years old Fabian Hambuechen....

20. June 2003
Artistic Gymnastics

Anna Pavlova, the Junior European champion from Patras 2002, edged the reigning world and European champion Svetlana Khorkina and wins the Russian Cup all-around title in Moscow.
but Svetlana Khorkina got three Golden medals at the apparatus finals of the Russian champonships. Yevgeni Podgorni was the winner of the all-around final in men's category.

(The Russian All-around Championships 2003 were held in March, already.)....

15. June 2003
Artistic Gymnastics

The 2003 Dutch Nationals took place this weekend in Nijmegen - without the title holder from 2002 Verona van de Leur.
In her hometown Nijmegen Suzanne Harmes advanced to the most successful gymnast:
She won not only the all-around title with a score of 36,888, but also the gold medals at three apparatusses.
Only the title on uneven bars was won by Laura van Leeuwen from Zoetemeer...