19. May 2007
Salzburg / Austria
Wheel Gymnastics

The 7th World Championships in Wheel Gymnastics in Salzburg (Austria) were concluded today by the exciting finals of the juniors and seniors:

Robert Maaser (GER) dominated the finals of the junior individual competitions as he had the all-round event and became World Champion in all three disciplines in Salzburg. In the vault finals Cornell Freenes (USA) came second,  Patrick Scholtka (GER) placed third. In the straight-line discipline Patrick Scholtka (GER) won the silver medal, beating Ido Leviatov (ISR)...

18. May 2007
Salzburg / Österreich
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 Hennigsen (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) coming second...

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...

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