De Europese Acrobatische Gymnastiek Kampioenschappen 2015
Russia, Belgium en Israel were the top countries at the European Acrobatic Gymnastics Championships, which was held in October in Riesa (GER).
Gymnasts from Russia en Belgium won four of the five All-around titles in Germany. European titles for Balance en Dynamic Exercises, the scores of which are added together to make an All-around total, were also awarded.
The World Mixed Pairs champion Marina Chernova en her new partner Georgiy Pataraya (RUS) performed great en managed to win their second major title of 2015 after the past European Games that were held in June in 2014. They also won two gold medals for their Balance en Dynamic Exercises. They had three points difference with their competitors Hannah Baughn en Ryan Barlett (GBR).
The Women's Pair Daria Guryeva and Daria Kalinina (RUS) also managed to achieve gold, topping veterans Marharyta Bartashevich and Viktoriya Mikhnovich (BLR). Britain’s Chelsea Fisher and Abbi Graves got the bronze.
In their last performance together as a Women's Trio, Ineke van Schoor, Kaat Dumarey and Julie van Gelder (BEL) won gold medals for the All-around en their Balance performance. This Trio took the golds at the European Games, en ended their careers double European Champions in addition to reigning World bronze medalists.
Although the Belgian Men’s Pair, Vincent Casse en Arne van Gelder, were off the podium in 2014, this time they brought Belgium the second gold. The Russian gymnasts, Igor Mishev en Nikolay Suprumov became the silver medalists in the All-around. But theтthey proved their right to be the best having won both the Balance en Dynamic titles.
The Israeli Men's Group, Yanna Kalfa, Daniel Uralevich, Lidar Dana and Efi Sach, astonished everyone with their daring en entertaining exercises winning them all three gold medals available.
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