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'08 Clermont-Ferrand Europeans.
By Olga.

Some informations:

The 2008 European gymnastics championships takes place at the 'Maison des Sports',  located quite in the center of the town.  This arena is the home place of the Basket-ball team 'Stade Clermontois Basket Auvergne', team of first division 'Pro A'. (Available seats between 4500/5000.)
Visit the photos galleries of the team to have an idea of the arena looking at The SCBA photos galleries.

Basket playing smiley!

The '08 Europeans edition includes the different following events:
Competition I Seniors : Team qualifications (and entry lists for the individual finals).
Competition I Juniors : Team qualifications (entry lists for the individual finals and individual ranking).
Competition IV Seniors : Team final (8 best teams).
Competition III Juniors : Event finals Juniors
Competition III Seniors : Event finals seniors

The seniors gymnasts are 16 years old at least, the Juniors are 14/15 years old.

The reigning teams and gymnasts are:

From the Volos Europeans held in 2006:
Senior team : Italy (2nd was Romania and 3rd was Russia).
Junior team : Russia (2nd was Romania and 3rd was Germany).

From the Amterdam Europeans held in 2007:
Senior All-round competition  :  Vanessa Ferrari (Italy).
Senior Vault final  :  Carlotta Giovannini (Italy).
Senior Uneven Bars final  :  Darya Zgoba (Ukraine).
Senior Balance Beam final  :  Yulia Lozhecko (Russia).
Senior Floor final  :  Vanessa Ferrari (Italy).
Juniors individual all-round competition (after competition I)  :  Daria Elizarova (Russia).
Junior Vault final  :  Karina Myasnikova (Russia).
Junior Uneven Bars final  :  Karina Myasnikova (Russia).
Junior Balance Beam final  :  Daria Elizarova (Russia).
Junior Floor final  :  Aluissa Lacusteanu (Romania).

European Union of Gymnastics.

French Federation of Gymnastics (F.F.G.).

Official website of the '08 Europeans.

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