09. May 2010  
Maribor, Slovenia  
Artistic Gymnastics

2010, 5th World Cup: 43rd Šalamunov Memorial

Only one resp. two weeks after the Europeans in Birmingham  the sixth edition of the 43rd Salamun Memorial, a next FIG World Cup B slated for May 07 to 09, 2010. Debuted under the FIG label in 2005, this traditional tournament will be held in Maribor - hometown of the Slovenian gymnastic legend Leon STUKELJ .
Maribor and Slovenia are home to a number of the prestigious gymnasts so often seen on the podiums of international tournaments: Aljaz Pegan (35) a long time "King of the high bar, and Mitja Petkovsek, World and European champion on parallel bars.Altogether 50 male and 30 female gymnasts representing 14 different countries are registered, among of them also some of the last years titleholders too.
At last the Slovenian hosts won four of the finals, Dutch gymnasts won three ...

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** After Maribor (SLO) , the Artistic elite will travel on to Moscow (RUS), where the No. 6 of the this years World Cup circuit of  FIG is set for May 14 – 15, 2010.