The Black Sea port city of Odessa was the setting for the twelfth international trampoline championships, held on May 26 and 27.
1. GV Lilia Ivanova, first prize winner on trampoline 0.33
2. GV Vadim Krasnoshapka on trampoline 1.03
3. SV USSR team watching 1.05
4. Gvs Igor Bogachov on trampoline (2 shots) 1.37
5. GV Award ceremony 1.43
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Background: ODESSA, USSR
The Black Sea port city of Odessa was the setting for the twelfth international trampoline championships, held on May 26 and 27. Organized in memory of Soviet cosmonaut Georgi Dobrovolsky, the tournament attracted contestants from seven European countries -- Spain, Denmark, Poland, West Germany, Czechoslovakia, USSR and Switzerland -- and Japan. In the women's events, twelve girls participated in individual competitions, with athletes from the Soviet Union and West Germany qualifying for the finals. A 21-year-old Soviet entrant, Lilia Ivanova, added the first prize to her previous title as silver medalist in the USSR national championships, and was followed in second place by another Soviet athlete, Tatiana Vygovskaya. West Germany's Gabrielle Barr placed third. The men's finals were dominated by three Soviet athletes, with Igor Bogachov taking first prize with three somersaults in his jump routine. Vadim Krasnoshapka's three triple somersaults and two double somersaults with variations tied with Sergei Nestrelyai for second place, followed by Spain's K. Blanco in third place.