20. January 2003
Cologne / Germany
Artistic Gymnastics

The three years old sun Alisher of the Olympic Champion Oksana Chusovitina (27) from Uzbekistan has been diagnosed with leukemia!
Alisher is in the hospital of Cologne (Germany) in best medical treatment.
The solidarity of the international gymnastics family is growing up: Last weekend the sum of benefaction of the GYMmedia users crossed over the border of 16,000.- Euro!
Thanks, in the name of Oksana and her family!! But herfamily needs more financial help, to pay for...

16. January 2003
Artistic Gymnastics

The Royal Dutch Gymnastics Federation and the technical committee of women's gymnastics give an invitation to the best 8 nations to a test event on a podium at the first weekend in May in Groeningen.
Also the Dutch technical committee of women's gymnastices decided, that the national Dutch championships in the next three years will be only held in the city of Nijmegen, because there is a big venue with a visitor capacity of more than 1,500 seats....

11. January 2003
Sydney, Australia
Artistic Gymnastics

. The Australian Youth Olympic Festival is a multi-sport event for young Olympic aspirants between the ages of 14-19 yrs. an take place from January 9 to 13.
Gymnastics Competition will be held at the State Sport Centre, which is located at Sydney Olympic Park, Homebush Bay.
>> The Japanese brothers Kazuki (53,65) and Hidetoshi Mizutori (53,25) won the men's all-around competition.
>> Monette Russo from Australia won the women's all-around with a score of 36,10.

4. January 2003
Linz (AUT), Berlin (GER)
Artistic Gymnastics

For one of Germany's longest-serving senior coaches, Monday 5 January 2009 is his first working day in the European City of Culture, Linz, in Upper Austria.
Siegfried WÜSTEMANN, hitherto of SC Berlin - following his predecessor Gerhard Kaminski (who served as senior coach at the former SC Dynamo Berlin for over 24 years) - has thus, after 22 years, ended one of the longest periods of service in a leading position at a German gymnastics centre, and one which is among the most successful in the...

3. January 2003
In Portrait
Artistic Gymnastics

From 1997 to 2000 she was one of the stars of the French artistic gymnastics women team and Nelly Ramassamy was member of the French Olympic and world championships Equipe.
At last Nelly participated in autumn 2002 at the Massilia GYM Trophy in Marseille...
In 2003 the 19 years old gymnast have to fight agains the new and younger talents in national Frech gymnastics...
>> ... read more (in French) about Nelly Ramassamy (... > in German)