25. October 2003  
Debrecen / Hungary  
Sport Aerobics

3rd European Champs: Sports Aerobics

The qualification competitions of trios and mixed pairs, the 3rd European Sport Aerobics Championships finished in Debrecen (HUN) this evening.

The European Gymnastics Union as host welcomes participants from more than 20 nations.
The favourites come from Romania, Bulgaria, Spain, Russia and France...

>> Results after all qualification rounfs on Saturday:

Chance for final...? : The German Team of 'SV Halle'

Many of the ECh-participants started at the „German Aerobics Open' in Leipzig past September which had been used as last test.

In the category Individual Women there will be the leader of the World Ranking List and present World Champion Izabela M. Lacatus (Romania), the current European Champion Giovanna Lecis (Italia) as well as Mihaela T. Pohoata (Romania).

As Individual Men the multiple World Champion Jonathan Canada (Spain), the surprising winner of the „German Aerobics Open' in Leipzig Vito Iaia (Italia), Halld?r Birgir Johannsson (Island) and Gregory Alcan (France) take part in these Championships.

As Mixed Pairs the Bulgarian Lazarova / M. Kolev and the Romanian I. M. Lacatus / R. Nicolai have the highest title chances.

Among the Trios most likely the French Julian/Alcan/Severino or the Spaniards Canada/Carrasco/De Las Heras will head for the gold medal. In the category Groups the strongest teams are send by Romania, Russia and France.
Gritt Ockert; Translation: Florian Schmis-Sorg

German Champion
Janka Daubner (SV Halle)