31. October 2004  
Glasgow / Great Britain  
Artistic Gymnastics

Three Gold Medals for China, two for Slovenia and for Ponor

At the first final day of the Glasgow's Grand Prix the Chinese got three gold medals: After the floor decision, won by Brazil’s Diego HYPOLITO, China dominated the other two men’s events with XIAO, Quin, the convincing winner on Pommel Horse with a 9.900 - the highest score of the competition so far, and HUANG, Xu took gold on the Rings.
In the Women’s finals, Elena ZAMOLODSHIKOVA (RUS) showed why she is ranked number one in the World cup series on Vault winning gold on this apparatus, in front of her teammate Anna PAVLOVA.
Then LI, Ya made it three gold medals for China winning the bars just ahead of Great Britain’s top gymnast, Beth TWEDDLE, but at the Sunday's finals Slovenia and Catalin PONOR are the most successful....
Qualification on Friday:
Austria jubilates: Tanja Gratt qualified for vault final...

... but only eight gymnasts want to start!
Today the socond to last of the wold cup events of the circuit 2003/2004 take place at the Kelvin Hall of Glasgow and the finals will follow at the weeken.
So Austria's Number 1, Tanja GRATT reached a world cup final to the first time - but all together 8 gymnasts don't need a qualifying today...!
>> Women's qualification results

At the men's competition the Romanian Marian DRAGULESCU (floor), the Chinese XIAO, Qin (pommel horse) and the Japanese Hiroyuki TOMITA (rings) were the best at the first apparatuses....
>> Men's qualification results
... the event is just in progress!)