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FIG Rhythmic Gymnastics World Championships

Lausanne, August 21, 2013: Elite Rhythmic gymnasts will gather in Kiev, Ukraine, end of the month for the 32nd World Championships that kick off their road to Rio 2016. The first championships of the Olympic cycle for the discipline bring together 103 Individual gymnasts and 28 Rhythmic Groups from a total of

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Mamun holds off Staniouta to win World Cup

Lausanne, August 19, 2013: Seventeen-year old Margarita Mamun of Russia prevailed over Melitina Staniouta (BLR) and Yana Kudryavtseva (RUS) to win the All-around title at the final Rhythmic Gymnastics World Cup of the season in St Petersburg (RUS) last weekend. With her win over Staniouta, who shared the world ranking lead with

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FIG President’s Newsletter

Dear friends, During our recent visit to Cape Town, for the second edition of the World Gym For Life Challenge, we came across Brandon Beack, a young South African gymnast, who is a member of Cape Town’s ACS Gymnastics Club. Brandon, 17, would not have missed the event for the world. We

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Gymnastic: A champion retires: Beth Tweddle announces her retirement

Lausanne, FIG / Lilleshall National Sports Centre, August 06, 2013: Elizabeth Tweddle MBE today officially announced her retirement from competitive gymnastics bringing to an end one of the greatest careers in the history of our sport. On the anniversary of her Olympic uneven bars bronze medal, Beth retires with an outstanding catalogue

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USA Gymnastics announces first Global Ambassador Program recipients

Lausanne (SUI)/Indianapolis (USA), August 6, 2013: USA Gymnastics announced today that Bermuda, Denmark, Panama and South Africa will receive support through the Global Ambassador Program, which was announced in 2012 and is designed to assist countries with the development of gymnastics worldwide. “USA Gymnastics received a number of quality requests, and we

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China take three more titles as Cali Gymnastics

Cali – Colombia, FIG Office, August 04, 2013: The Gymnastics competitions at The World Games 2013 Cali concluded on Saturday with qualifications and finals in the Aerobic Gymnastics Individual Women, Trio and Group categories as well as the Aerobic Step final. Once again gymnasts enjoyed the backdrop of an amazing crowd at

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Ganna Rizatdinova takes Gold on Hoop

CALI (COL), July 26, 2013: Rhythmic gymnasts took to the floor at El Pueblo Coliseum today, kicking off the Gymnastics competitions at The World Games 2013 Cali. Following a delay of 30 minutes caused by temperatures above the critical mark of 30 degrees in the training facilities, the highly anticipated Hoop and

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FIG reports unacceptable conditions at venues

CALI (COL), FIG Office, July 26, 2013: The International Gymnastics Federation (FIG) informed its member federations participating at The World Games 2013 Cali about unacceptable conditions at the Gymnastics competition and training facilities and the considerable risk that the competitions in Trampoline, Tumbling, Acrobatic and Aerobic Gymnastics might not take place. While

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2nd World Gym for Life Challenge

Lausanne, July 9, 2013: The South African Gymnastics Federation (SAGF) is on the brink of an event it’s not soon to forget. Since the creation of the World Gymnaestrada in 1953 in Rotterdam (NED), Gymnastics for All has never once crossed the European frontier – until today, for the second edition of

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COURSES ANNULLED AND SEVERE SANCTIONS IMPOSED

Lausanne (SUI) / FIG Office, July 9, 2013: The FIG Disciplinary Commission has now completed its enquiry and delivered its verdict, finding against the members of the previous Rhythmic Gymnastics (RG) Technical Committee (TC) and one other expert. The Disciplinary Commission had originally ruled that there was no case to answer by