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Aerobic Gymnastics in the Republic of Iran

Lausanne, Feb 27, 2013: In the context of its quadrennial development programme, the President of the Aerobic Gymnastics Technical Committee for the International Gymnastics Federation (FIG), Ms Mireille Ganzin (FRA), travelled to the Islamic Republic of Iran to address the issue of Aerobic development within its borders. The trip was arranged upon

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FIG Artistic Gymnastics World Cup CII

INDIANAPOLIS (USA) – LAUSANNE (SUI), Feb 26, 2013: Katelyn Ohashi and Simone Biles will represent the USA at the 2013 AT&T American Cup in Worcester (USA), scheduled for March 2 at 11:30 a.m. ET. at the DCU Center. 2012 Olympic team gold-medalist Kyla Ross (USA) has withdrawn from the competition because she

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FIG Academy and AGP Working Groups

Lausanne, Feb 14, 2013: A two-week series of meetings held between January 29 and February 12, 2013, at the FIG Headquarters in Lausanne (SUI) reviewed all aspects of the FIG Academy and Age Group Programmes. Each of the meetings was led by FIG 1st Vice President Slava Corn (CAN) who has the responsibility

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Indonesia hosts first coach education event

Lausanne, Jan 22, 2013: Indonesia hosted and completed the first FIG coach education event of 2013 from January 14-18 in the city of Jakarta. It was the fourth of a series of Age Group Programme Camps that are being offered by the FIG to those countries that had indicated an interest and

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FIG Trampoline International Judges’ Course

Lausanne, Jan 21, 2013: Trampoline held its course, the last of the Intercontinental Judges’ Courses for FIG competitive disciplines targeting the 2013 – 2016 Olympic Cycle, in Frankfurt (GER) from January 15 – 20, 2013. Under the direction of Technical Committee President Horst Kunze (GER), and hosted by the German Gymnastics Federation

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Gymnastics Canada names new board members

OTTAWA (CAN) – LAUSANNE (SUI), Jan 17, 2013: Gymnastics Canada has appointed Richard Crépin of Montreal as its new chairman, Dean Giesbrecht of Calgary as vice chairman and Tony Smith of Calgary as the director of the national men’s artistic gymnastics team. Gymnastics Canada, the national governing body for the sport of

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GYMNASTICS: Lebanese Gymnastics Federation

Lausanne /Beirut (LIB), Jan 16, 2013: In mid-December of last year, the ordinary general assembly of the Lebanese Gymnastics Federation, convened by its incumbent President Mohammad A. Makki, was held in the Riyadi Beirut Sports complex. Representatives from ten gymnastic clubs were present: Mr Mohamed Shaker (Riyadi Beirut Sports), Ayman Al-Omar (Tripoli

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Acrobatic Gymnastics Judges’ Course, Lilleshall

LAUSANNE (SUI), Jan 15, 2013: Top Acrobatic Gymnastics judges from around the world convened in Lilleshall (GBR) for their Intercontinental Judges’ Course for the 2013 – 2016 Cycle on January 10 – 13, 2013. Under the direction of Tonya Case (USA), outgoing FIG Acrobatic Gymnastics Technical Committee President, and hosted by British

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Rhythmic Gymnastics legend Kanaeva moves on

LAUSANNE (SUI), Jan 8, 2013: The most decorated Rhythmic gymnast in the history of the discipline, Evgeniya Kanaeva (RUS), twenty-two, announced her retirement from competitive sport following her election as Vice-President of the Russian Rhythmic Gymnastics Federation at the organisation’s conference in Novogorsk (RUS) on December 4, 2012. The news has been

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FIG Artistic Gymnastics Academy Level 2, Santiago

Lausanne, Dec 20: Exactly one year after hosting a Level 1 FIG Academy for Men’s And Women’s Artistic Gymnastics, Chile hosted a Level 2 Academy in the capital city of Santiago. It was the second last Academy for 2012 held on December 10-17 and preceded the start of the last Academy in