Riesa, Germany – The 2002 FIG Sports Acrobatics World Championships are taking place this weekend, September 27, 2002 through September 29, 2002 in Riesa, Germany. USA Gymnastics Sports Acrobatics sent seven athletes to compete against pairs and groups from 19 other countries.

In the qualification round on Friday, the USA Mixed Pair of Arthur Davis and Shenea Booth (Empire: Riverside, Calif.) put on an exciting performance in their Tempo routine and placed second behind Russia. In their Balance qualifier they performed flawlessly to finish in firstAca a