21. June 2008  
Arosa, Switzerland  

Last Trampolin World Cups before Olympic Games 45th N I S S E N C U P in Switzerland

After the this weekend's 45 anniversary of the traditional NISSEN CUP in Arosa, Switzerland the Spanisch city of  Albacete (ESP) will be hosting the next  weeks World Cup stage in Trampoline Gymnastics from June 26  to 29, the last before the Olympiv competions in Beijing, China:
45. NISSEN CUP 2008:
Without the reigning European Champions the Chinese athletes dominated the fourth world cup event of the Olympic season in Arosa, Sitzerland before the todays final event:
LU, Chun Long and HUANG, Shanshan won each the Olympic individual trampoline discipline at the today's finals
The best in qualification, the Russian Dmitri Ushakov came on second place, HE, Wenna won the silver medal on women's side ....

* World cup,  S Y N C H R O

Altogether 19 pairs, representing 14 nations, take part at the men's synchro events.
On the top after qualification is the European Champion and Ukrainian pair Nikolai Kazak / Viacheslav Model in front of Merino/Ganchino from Portugal and Ruzakow/Ushakow from Russia.
The Swiss pair and brothers Markus and Martin Brack were happy about successfully qualifying on 7th rank ...and on eightth place at the end.
Winner wer Kazak / Model (BLR) in front of Mering/Ganchinho (POR) and the Japanese Sotomura/Ueyama on third:
>> FINAL, SYN, Men
     > Qualification, Men's SYNCHRO

At the Women's event 
 only 9 pairs from seven different countries came to Arosa.
The Ukrainian European champions from Odense, Domchevska/Movchan failed and ranked on ninth and last place only and gave up before the final....;
also the bronze medallists from Odense, the Britisch Driscoll / Moore crashed, but the second to last, the eights place means a succussfully final qualification...!
Winner at the end wer the US pair Alaina HERBERT / Erin BLANCHARD, followed by Velichko / Voronina (RUS) and PETRENIA / MIRONOVA (BLR):
>> FINAL, SYN, Women
    > Qualification, Women's SYNCHRO

45. Nissen-Cup 2008

The Canadian juniors won the two titles on girl's side, Russia and Denmark on boy's side, and the Swiss host were happy about two silver medals in synchro discipline...:
*... R E S U L T S, Trampoline Juniors competitions:
> Girls, FINAL, Individual                > Boys, FINAL, Individual     
> Girls, individual, Qualification    > Boys, Individ., Qualification

>> Girls, FINAL, Synchro        > Boys, FINAL, Synchro
> Girls, SYN, Qualification;    > Boys, SYN-Qualification

* GYMmedia  R E V I E W:
> 3. Worldcup 2008 (24./25. May, Publier/FRA)
> 2. Worldcup 2008 (17./18. May, Osaka, JPN)
> 1. Worldcup 2008, (7.-8. March, Wroclaw/POL)

... and next week:

* WORLD CUP, Albacete, Spain:
>> Startlists, TRA, Men   >> Startlists, TRA, Women
>> Startlists, SYN, Men   >> Startlists, SYN, Women

>> Startlists DMT, Men   >> Startlists DMT, Women