Portugal’s Loulé hosts Trampoline and Tumbling World Cup stage, Belarusian athletes returning with bounty
The Pyrenees delivered five awards, including three gold medals. In the Olympic discipline of individual jumps, Vladislav Goncharov was unrivalled, outstripping French Martiny Sébastien and Japanese Yasuhiro Ueyama. Meanwhile, Belarusian Tatiana Petrenya took the women’s gold, beating Yana Pavlova of Russia and her teammate Anna Gorchenok.
Synchronised jumping gold went jointly to Tatiana Petrenya and Anna Gorchenok, while Ruslan Doroshuk came second in mat tumbling.
The season is only just beginning, with the World Championship scheduled for late November.
By Igor Leshin