10 Cool Facts from the 2007 Europeans in Amsterdam.

1. Only a three year gap between the two times Amsterdam was host to the European Championships, they had previously hosted it in 2004.

2. The 2004 European All-Around Champion, Alina Kozich, went on to win the bronze medal at this competition.

3. Alina Kozich’s bronze medal in the all-around and Floor are the most recent medals for a Ukrainian gymnast in those two particular categories.

4. The reigning World Champion, Vanessa Ferrari, became the European All-Around Champion.

5. Ferrari’s gold medal is the only one Italy has in the all-around at a European Championships.

6. Stefani Bismpikou won Greece’s only medal at a European Championships, bronze on beam.

7. One tie was registered at the competition: Stefani Bismpikou (GRE) and Steliana Nistor (ROU) both scored 15.475 to win beam bronze.

8. Among the medalists there was only one “new senior”: Ekaterina Kramarenko, who won bronze on the uneven bars.

9. Kramarenko’s medal was sort of a birthday present, she had turned 16 on April 22nd and the uneven bars final was held on April 29.

10. Medal count.

  1. Italy: 3 Golds (AA, VT, FX)
  2. Romania 3 Silvers (AA, UB, BB), 1 Bronze (BB)
  3. Russia: 1 Gold (BB), 2 Bronzes (VT, UB)
  4. Ukraine: 1 Gold (UB), 2 Bronzes (AA, FX)
  5. Great Britain: 1 Silver (FX)
  6. Germany: 1 Silver (VT)
  7. Greece: 1 Bronze (BB)


Countries That Have Medalled Only Once at the Senior European Championships


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