We at KOMFI support young talents on their journey to success. Each of us has a talent for something. We believe that the development of sporting talent is essential. In the context of children’s sports, it is important to take into account the health aspect, which is essential for the harmonious development of the child. Sport is also an important means of personal fulfilment. Through sport, the child learns to follow certain rules and, above all, acquires responsibility, and movement has beneficial effects on health. Children’s sport is, among other things, a complex educational activity carried out jointly by parents and coaches. The gymnast Klára Peterková, who can be proud of the title of the Czech champion in the women’s category of the elite group “A”, certainly deserves our support.

Gymnast Klára Peterková tunes her form for the World Championships

On Sunday, 21 August 2022, the European Multisport Championships ended in Munich, which was, among other things, a celebration of the 50th anniversary of the 1972 Olympic Games. Nine sports were competed in the Bavarian capital over eleven days.

In addition to athletics, cycling, climbing, beach volleyball and canoeing, etc., gymnastics was also part of the multi-sport European Championships. The Czech team was also represented.

Klára Peterková was part of the women’s national team in Munich. After a very successful spring season and winning the title of Czech champion in the multi-sport in the women’s category of elite group “A” it was another step into the big world of sports gymnastics.

The main goal of the Czech women’s team was to place 13th in the European Championships in a competition of 27 teams and thus secure participation in the upcoming World Championships in Liverpool. It was decided by the last tool – Bradla. Here the girls didn’t do too well and so their hopes and points were dashed. Out of a total of 144,763 points, the first non-advancing team finished in 14th place. They were 1,233 points behind the Swedes.

According to the qualification rules for the World Cup, the Czech team failed, but the qualification for the individual women’s multi-event remained in play. After the reduction of the result in the rankings, a maximum of two female competitors from the country that did not advance with the team could qualify.

Our girls showed good form in a field of 85 all-arounders and their performances were evenly matched. For the youngest member of the Czech team, Klára Peterková, it was her first start at such a big sporting event and she did very well. With 47,399 points she took 41st place. She was closely competed by the experienced Aneta Holasová, who took 38th place with 47.699. The third all-round competitor was Dominika Ponížilová, who was only 0.034 points behind Klara (42nd place). And it was this small difference that decided who would go to the World Championships.

It turned out that Aneta and Klara have qualified among the 23 advancing individuals for the World Gymnastics Championships, which will be held in Liverpool (GBR) from October 28 to November 6, 2022. So they are waiting for another big training to perfect their routines and get in shape for the next big event. A big thank you to the coaches who are preparing the girls and to everyone who supports them in their sport.