05. April 2007  
Maia / Portugal  
Artistic Gymnastics

PREVIEW: II Maia Gymnastics International Tournament - GYMfamily EVENT -

Maia – Artistic Gymnastics World Capital
In just a few days time, on next Friday (April 6), the "Ginásio Clube da Maia" will host the "2nd Maia Gymnastics International Tournament 2007",  which will take place in the local Gymnastics Complex. This is an event recognized by the Portuguese Gymnastics Federation as well as the Northern Portugal Gymnastics Association, and supported by Maia’s City Council.

Some of the world´s best athletes of  male artistic gymnastic will be present, in a competition divided into two main events:
- a junior’s world tournament and
- a senior’s friendly meet between the national teams of Portugal and Spain. ..

For the national colours of Portugal there will be present some of the most representative clubs e.g. Ginásio Clube Português, Clube Desportivo Nacional da Madeira, and the host Ginásio Clube da Maia

The 2nd Maia Gymnastics International Tournament
will be a unique occasion to see in action the Spanish athletes Rafael Martinez (European Champion in 2005) and Gervásio de Deferr (twice Pommel Horse Olympic Champion), as well as the Portuguese Manuel Campos, one of the Portuguese references in this sport and a strong candidate to win a place at the Beijing Olympic Games, in 2008.
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