15. December 2006  
Sao Paulo / Brazil  
Artistic Gymnastics

Preview: WORLD CUP FINAL 2006

The final act of the 2005 - 2006 World Cup Circuit will held December 16 - 17 in Sao Paulo, Brazil, at the 'Ibirapuera Gymnasium', known by gymnasts for having hosted the qualifying events.
The competition also wraps up a very busy year with an exceedingly high number of competitions. Too high for some, who renounced in light of their inability to meet the demands of an event of this level.
Despite a few withdrawals, the F.I.G. wrote in its preview, the line-up is impressive, making this event the finale for the FIG's star discipline....

The Venue of the 2006 World Cup Final: The 'Ibirapuera Gymnasium' in Sao Paulo, Brazil

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Title holder on floor and local hero:

Brandon O'Neill (CAN) - (15)
Marian Dragulescu (ROM) - (1; WC 03, 06; EC)
Anton Golotsutskov (RUS) - (9)
Fabian Hambuechen (GER) - (12)
Evgeni Sapronenko (LAT) - (3)
Diego Hypolito (BRA) - (6)
Matthias Fahrig (GER) - (14)

Current World Champion
on high bar and
third placed on FIG ranking list:
Philippe RIZZO (AUS)

High bar is the only one apparatus
with all the eight leading gymnasts!


Anna Pavlova (RUS) - (3)
Lais Souza (BRA) - (7)
Jana Komrskova (CZE) - (6)
Olga Sherbatykh (UKR) - (9)
Cheng, Fei (CHN) - (5; WC 05, 06)
Elena Zamolodchikova (RUS) - (2; OG 00)
Imogen Cairns (GBR)

Li, Ya (CHN)
Jana Sikulova (CZE) - (2)
Elizabeth Tweedle (GBR) - (1; WC 06; EC 06)
Dariya Zgoba (UKR) - (8)
Daniele Hypolito (BRA) - (9)
Iryna Krasnyanska (UKR) - (19)
Liudmila Ezhova (RUS) - (17)

Daiane dos Santos (BRA)
Titleholder on floor and
world champion 2003 (Anaheim; photo)

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