19. April 2009  
Maribor, Slovenia  
Artistic Gymnastics

Third World Cup of the Season - Final Day in Maribor

The hometown of the legendary Slovenian gymnast of the last century, Leon Stukelj (1898 - 1999), Maribor, is host of the oldes European tournament, the 42 anniversary of "SALAMUNOV MEMORIAL".
After the Friday's qualification the world champion Diego HYPOLITO (BRA) won the first decision on floor, followed by Alexander SHATILOV (ISR).
The Belgian Donna-Donny TRUYENS won again after his success in Cottbus, three weeks ago and Konstantin PLUSHNIKOV (RUS) was beats Irodotos GEORGALLAS from Cyprus on rings
Stanislav VALIEV (KAZ) won on vault, Mitja PETKOVSEK (SLO) on parallel bars, of course, but Slovenian veteran Aljaz PEGAN was beaten by the younger Dutch Olympian Epke ZONDERLAND on hig bar.
On women's side all the successes went to young Russian girls, Kristin GORYUNOVA was the double winner on final day ...

* WOMEN's Final Results

> Sprung / Vault     > Stufenbarren / Uneven Bars

> Balance Beam     > Floor Exercises

Kristin Goryunova (RUS), double winner in Maribor