New Event Photos: [ Men's Finals ]

The first award went to Alexei Bondarenko for floor, with teammate Alexei Nemov close behind.

Liu Xuan, Kui Yuanyuan, and Bi Wenjing from China

Beam champion Bi Wenjing and Bars champion Liu Xuan

The Canadian Women's Team - Back: Andrei Rodionenko, July Gershcovich, Lise Simard, Elvira Saadi, Front: Randy Foster, Sarah Deegan, Veronique Leclerc, Yvonne Tousek, Michel Charron

Jesus Carballo, Spain, Sagit Cup and Ciruit High Bar Champion

Huang Xu resting before pommels

GCG Chairman awards pommel horse honours to Zhang Jinjing (2nd) and Eric Poujade (1st).

A Pommel Horse victory for France's Eric Poujade.

France's Ludivine Furnon

China's Kui Yuanyuan nailed her layout full on beam and then had an amazing save on a full turn to make it to the final shootout with teammate Bi Wenjing.

Yvonne Tousek, entered as Canada's wildcard on bars completed her fantastic new routine and then happily greeted her masses.

Veronique and Yvonne are both happy with their performances today.

Zhang Jinjing has some fans of his own after his brave pommel horse finals.

Adrienn Varga of Hungary claimed the top prize on vault, defeating Romanian Simona Amanar with a stuck front-front 1-1/2 tucked vault.

Six foot high poster, autographed at the Atrium Inn

Edmonton Artist Gene Prokop with his original artwork. 
Gene sold limited edition prints with proceeds going to the Podium Fund.

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and was updated on April 23, 1998.