Li Dan 2010 World Champion

Today was the last day of competition at the 27th World Championships in trampoline, tumbling, and double mini-trampoline in Metz, France. The events took place at the sold out Les Arenes arena. Li Dan (CHN) became the new World Champion in women’s individual trampoline, edging defending World Champion Huang Shanshan (CHN) and Rosie MacLennan (CAN). In men’s synchronized trampoline, Dong Dong-Tu Xiao (CHN) brought a new gold medal for China, the second for Dong Dong at these World Championships. In men’s tumbling, Viktor Kyforenko (UKR) became the new World Champion. In women’s DMT, Corissa Boychuk (CAN) was crowned World Champion. Continue reading

DONG Dong (CHN) retains his World Champion Title

Today was the first day featuring finals at the 27th World Championships in trampoline, tumbling, and DMT at Les Arenes in Metz, France. In men’s individual trampoline, Dong Dong (CHN) retained his World Champion title. Dong edged 2007 World Champion Ye Shuai (CHN) only under the tie breaking rules. Yasuhiro Ueyama (JPN) won his fourth consecutive World Championship medal. In women’s synchronized trampoline, Irina Karavaeva-Viktoria Voronina (RUS) claimed the gold medal. In women’s tumbling and men’s DMT, the reigning World Champions, namely Anna Korobeynikova (RUS) and Andre Lico (POR), retained their titles. It was the fourth consecutive World Champion title for Korobeynikova. Continue reading