The second world Acrobatic championships in West germany were dominated by competitors from the Soviet Union and West Germany.
SV Karin Koenig of West Germany competing in single pedestal event.
SV Vladimir Alimsnov and Vladimir Nasarov of USSR in mens pair balance event.
SV Ludmilla Zyganova of USSR in womens tumbling event.
SV Nadejda Tishtsenko and Rita Kucharenko of USSR in women's pairs tempo event.
SV Mens balance group from Poland.
The first world Acrobatic championships were held in Moscow in June 1974. The sport went international only in 1973 when the International Acrobatics Federation was founded in Moscow. It was decided to hold a world championship every two years.
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Background: The second world Acrobatic championships in West germany were dominated by competitors from the Soviet Union and West Germany. Of the ten categories, Soviet athletes won six, and West Germany three. A Polish team won the men's Group Balance event. On Saturday (25 September), winner in various events gave a demonstration performance at the championship venue, Saarbruecken.
SYNOPSIS: West Germany's Karin Koenig was the winner of the women's single pedestal event.
The winners of the men's pair balance were from the Soviet Union. Vladimir Alimanov and Vladimir Nasarov also won the event in the 1974 championships held in Moscow.
The judges gave the women's tumbling championship to Ludmilla Zyganova of the Soviet Union.
The women's pairs tempo event went to a Soviet pair, Nadejda Tishtsenko and Rita Kucharenko.
The only success to Polish competitors came in the men's balance group. Last year this category was won by Soviet competitors.