Grand Prix Osijek “Žito” Challenge Cup
Gymnastics Grand Prix has become an Osijek trade mark. Every year in May the sports centre “Gradski Vrt” welcomes the world best gymnasts.
Grand Prix Osijek “Žito” Challenge Cup has become an esteemed international gymnastics competition appreciating Osijek sports tradition which began in the mid 19th century.
Excellent sports competitions, both male and female, are followed by rich additional program like concerts or recreational & sports competitions for the audience and visitors.
A respectable number of registered countries for the 2017 competitions show how much Osijek is valued among gymnasts as a respected gymnastics centre.
In 2018 there were 31 countries registered for the gymnastics competitions: Austria, Belgium, Belarus, Brazil, Bulgaria, Columbia, Cyprus, Check Republic, Dominican Republic, Great Britain, Finland, Germany, Hong Kong, Hungary, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Kazakhstan, Lithuania, The Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, South Africa, Russia, Slovenia, Serbia, Slovakia, Ukraine and Venezuela.
In merry Gymi’s company
Gymi, the mascot, is a beloved face at this gymnastics competition. It’s a lovable marten born on the 13th September 2013. It fell in love with gymnastics when, still a baby he crawled into the gym at the time of Osijek Grand Prix competitions.