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2015 Montpellier European Championships
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City

Montpellier, France

All-Around Gold Medalist

Giulia Steingruber (SUI)

Vault Gold Medalist

Maria Paseka (RUS)

Uneven Bars Gold Medalist

Daria Spiridonova (RUS)

Balance Beam Gold Medalist

Andreea Munteanu (ROU)

Floor Exercise Gold Medalist

Ksenia Afanasyeva (RUS)

Preceded by

2014 Sofia European Championships

Succeeded by

2016 Bern European Championships

The 32nd European Women's Artistic Gymnastics Championships were held from April 13-19[1] at the Park & Suites Arena in Montpellier, France.[2][3] There was no junior competition this year.

Format of Competition

All participating gymnasts, including those who were not part of a team, participated in a qualification round. The results of this competition determined which individuals participated in the remaining competitions, which included:

  • The all-around competition, in which only the twenty-four highest scoring individuals in the all-around competed. Each country was limited to only two gymnasts in the all-around final.
  • The event finals, in which the eight highest scoring individuals on each apparatus competed. Each country was limited to two gymnasts in each apparatus final.

Competition Schedule

April 15 Qualifications
April 17 All-Around
April 18 Vault Event Final
Uneven Bars Event Final
April 19 Balance Beam Event Final
Floor Exercise Event Final

Results

Event Gold Silver Bronze
All-Around Flag of Switzerland Giulia Steingruber
Switzerland (SUI)
Flag of Russia Maria Kharenkova
Russia (RUS)
Flag of Great Britain Ellie Downie
Great Britain (GBR)
Vault Flag of Russia Maria Paseka
Russia (RUS)
Flag of Switzerland Giulia Steingruber
Switzerland (SUI)
Flag of Russia Ksenia Afanasyeva
Russia (RUS)
Uneven Bars Flag of Russia Daria Spiridonova
Russia (RUS)
Flag of Great Britain Becky Downie
Great Britain (GBR)
Flag of the Netherlands Sanne Wevers
Netherlands (NED)
Balance Beam Flag of Romania Andreea Munteanu
Romania (ROU)
Flag of Great Britain Becky Downie
Great Britain (GBR)
Flag of France Claire Martin
France (FRA)
Floor Exercise Flag of Russia Ksenia Afanasyeva
Russia (RUS)
Flag of Great Britain Claudia Fragapane
Great Britain (GBR)
Flag of Switzerland Giulia Steingruber
Switzerland (SUI)

Notable Moments

  • Giulia Steingruber became the first Swiss gymnast to win the all-around title.
  • Ellie Downie became the first British gymnast to medal in the all-around.
  • Russia's Maria Paseka was flown in at the last minute to replace an injured teammate, qualified to the vault final with no podium training, and won the gold medal.

Medal Count

Rank Country Gold-medal Silver-medal Bronze-medal Total
1 Flag of Russia Russia 3 1 1 5
2 Flag of Great Britain Great Britain 0 3 1 4
3 Flag of Switzerland Switzerland 1 1 1 3
4 Flag of Romania Romania 1 0 0 1
5 Flag of the Netherlands Netherlands 0 0 1 1
6 Flag of France France 0 0 1 1

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