PETROUNIAS Eleftherios

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19/09/2017

En route for Montreal Worlds, stars of Gymnastics light up Internationaux de France

Though ten gymnasts representing 10 different nations -- Olympic champions, Olympians and shining newcomers among them -- left with titles in their pockets, the biggest ovation of the weekend was reserved for France’s own Samir Aït Saïd.

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13/09/2017

Looking toward the Artistic Gymnastics World Championships in Montreal

As the Olympic Stadium in Montreal prepares to welcome the 2017 World Championships from 2-8 October, Wednesday, 13 September marked an important moment for the athletes as the day the draw that determines the starting order for the competition was held.

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20/03/2017

Olympic champions, newcomers shine in AGF Trophy finals in Azerbaijan

Four Olympic champions and a host of talented newcomers took gold as the AGF Trophy, an FIG Individual Apparatus World Cup, event concluded Sunday in Baku (AZE).

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17/03/2017

Olympic champions brilliant in Baku World Cup qualifications

Triple Olympic gold medallist Catalina Ponor (ROU) topped the standings Balance Beam and Floor Exercise, as qualifications concluded at the the AGF Trophy Friday in Baku (AZE).

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26/08/2016

Vasiliki Millousi stars in 'Gymnast,' a celebation of fashion and Olympic sport

After two decades years in sport productions, Glen MacKay thought he had seen it all. Then in 2014, he was assigned to cover Gymnastics at the Commonwealth Games for the BBC.

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15/08/2016

Beaming Wevers ends 88 year wait for Dutch women's Olympic gold

2015 World silver medallist Sanne Wevers spun her way to gold in the Balance Beam, earning the Dutch women their first Olympic medal since their team title in 1928, the year Women’s Gymnastics became an Olympic sport.

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20/04/2016

Eleftherios Petrounias set to kick off the Rio 2016 torch relay in Olympia

The Olympic odyssey of Eleftherios Petrounias has already taken him from the mint green topography of the Rio Olympic Gymnastics Arena to the sacred terrain of the Games's birthplace in his native Greece.

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19/04/2016

With three gold medals in apparatus finals, Oleg Verniaiev makes his mark in Rio

With four months to go before the opening of the Rio Olympic Games, Oleg Verniaiev left his calling card all over the Olympic arena on both days of Men’s Gymnastics.

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14/04/2016

Final places for the 2016 Olympic Games in play at the Test Event April 16-22 in Rio

The Olympic Test Event in Gymnastics, to be held April 16-22 at the Rio Olympic Arena, is the second and final chance for gymnasts and nations that did not qualify at the 2015 World Championships to punch their tickets for August's Summer Games.

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29/03/2016

Catalina Ponor makes a winning return in Doha

The triple Olympic champion of the Athens Games in 2004 reigned supreme on the beam at the World Challenge Cup in Doha over the Easter weekend, while Swiss Giulia Steingruber was victorious on the floor and vault, as in 2015.

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23/03/2016

Catalina Ponor returns to international competition at Doha World Challenge Cup

Five-time Olympic medallist Catalina Ponor (ROU) will make her comeback to international competition at the World Challenge Cup in Doha (QAT) this week.

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31/10/2015

A four-way tie on Uneven Bars and plenty of other firsts as event finals begin at Glasgow Worlds

It was not a quiet day at the Glasgow World Championships as eight athletes won five World titles in Men's and Women's Gymnastics.

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22/06/2015

Giulia Steingruber and Oleg Stepko impress at Baku 2015 Artistic Gymnastics Apparatus Finals

Giulia Steingruber (SUI) and Oleg Stepko (AZE) were the most successful gymnasts at the Artistic Gymnastics Apparatus Finals of the Baku 2015 European Games on Saturday.

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16/06/2015

Russia wins Men's and Women's Team titles at Baku 2015

Russia won both the Men's and Women's Artistic Gymnastics Team titles as the first medals were awarded in Gymnastics at the inaugural European Games in Baku (AZE) on Monday.

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17/04/2015

Once teammates, now rivals, Oleg Verniaiev and Oleg Stepko head for European All-around confrontation

Former Olympic teammates Oleg Verniaiev (UKR) and Oleg Stepko (AZE) were 1-2 in qualifying to the All-around final as the men's competition at the 2015 European Gymnastics Championships began Thursday in Montpellier (FRA).

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23/03/2015

Strong showings at Cottbus World Challenge Cup

The 2015 FIG Artistic Gymnastics World Cup and World Challenge Cup series on individual apparatus kicked off this past weekend in Cottbus (GER), where spectators at a sold out Lausitz Arena witnessed exciting competitions at the 39th Turnier der Meister.

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20/05/2014

Sofia storylines: Men's competition preview for the 2014 European Championships

The senior men's competition gets underway at the European Artistic Gymnastics Championships in Sofia (BUL) Thursday. Here are a few of the prospective stories to watch out for.

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21/04/2014

Host country takes eight medals at Korea Cup

Six different Korean gymnasts combined to win a total of eight medals, the showpiece being Olympic hero Yang Hak Seon's gold on Men's Vault, at this past weekend's Korea Cup in Incheon.

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17/03/2014

Gold for six nations at 38th Tournament of Masters

Gymnasts of six different nations won gold at the traditional “Turnier der Meister”, the Tournament of Masters, this past weekend in Cottbus (GER). Spectators at the sold-out Lausitz Arena witnessed exciting finals in both the men’s and the women’s competitions.

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18/09/2013

Individual Apparatus series winners determined in Osijek

With two Gold and two Silver medals, the Netherlands were the most successful nation at the World Challenge Cup in Osijek (CRO) at the weekend.

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13/09/2013

Osijek to conclude World Challenge Cup series

Some 170 Artistic gymnasts from 34 different nations are registered to participate in the Grand Prix Osijek 2013, a FIG World Challenge Cup that begins Friday in Croatia’s fourth largest city.

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29/04/2013

Black and Ruggeri excel in Ljubljana

Canada’s Elsabeth Black was the most successful gymnast at the FIG Artistic Gymnastics World Cup in Ljubljana, which concluded on Sunday in Slovenia.

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25/03/2013

Russian Gymnasts capture Cottbus

Gymnasts from seventeen different nations divvied up medals from the 37th Turnier der Meister last weekend in Cottbus' sold out Lausitz Arena (GER).

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26/11/2012

DOUBLE FOR PALESOVA IN OSTRAVA

To the delight of the Czech home crowd, London and Beijing Olympian Kristyna Palesova (CZE) won the Uneven Bars and Balance Beam titles at the final 2012 FIG Artistic Gymnastics Challenge Cup in Ostrava.

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22/11/2012

CHALLENGE CUP FINALE BECKONS FOR ARTISTIC GYMNASTS IN OSTRAVA

Following a five-month gap since the penultimate event in Ghent (BEL) in June, the 2012 FIG Artistic Gymnastics Challenge Cup series is set to conclude in Ostrava (CZE) on November 23-24.

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10/04/2012

SIX GOLD CLINCH FOR CHINA AT ZIBO WORLD CUP

Gymnasts from China celebrated victory with six out of ten Gold medals at the only FIG Artistic Gymnastics Individual Apparatus World Cup in 2012. The event concluded on Sunday in Zibo City (CHN)

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26/03/2012

CHALLENGE CUP CONCLUDES IN COTTBUS

The first FIG Artistic Gymnastics Challenge Cup for 2012 concluded Sunday in Cottbus (GER). The event that was held over four days for the first time in its history featured Men’s and Women’s Apparatus Finals this weekend.

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