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Artistic Gymnastics Judges’ Course Bratislava

Lausanne, Dec 20: Bratislava, Following the men’s course at the beginning of the month, top Women’s Artistic Gymnastics judges from around the world convened in Bratislava (SVK) for their Intercontinental Judges’ Course for the 2013 – 2016 Cycle on December 14 – 18, 2012. After courses for Trampoline in 2001, Aerobics in

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FIG Artistic Gymnastics Age Group Program

Lausanne (SUI), Dec 13: Over the previous two years, the FIG with annual funding assistance from the IOC, has developed an Age Group Programme for Men’s and Women’s Artistic Gymnastics. It was completed in 2011 and then introduced in five regions of the world (South-East Asia; Central America; Central Africa; Southern Africa

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FIG appeal tribunal reduces Deleanu penalty

Lausanne, Dec 11: On June 22, 2012, the FIG Disciplinary Commission imposed sanctions against Irina Deleanu (ROU), who subsequently appealed the decision on July 13. Having fully appraised itself of the case details, the FIG Appeal Tribunal duly delivered its findings on December 5, 2012. The Tribunal did not uphold Irena Deleanu’s

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FIG Artistic Gymnastics World Cup A, Glasgow

Lausanne, Dec 10: Elizabeth Price (USA) and Marcel Nguyen (GER) followed up their wins in Stuttgart (GER) earlier this month with further victories at the latest stage of the Women’s and Men’s All-around 2012/2013 World Cup Series, which took place in Glasgow (GBR) on December 8. The two gymnasts now head the

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Development of Aerobic Gymnastics in the IRI

Lausanne, Nov 27: After having participated at an Aerobic Gymnastics World Championships for the very first time in 2008, the Gymnastics Federation of the Islamic Republic of Iran throve at this year’s international competitions. In June, the country’s Aerobic Group reached the Final of the 12th FIG Aerobic Gymnastics World Championships in

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China triumphs at Asian Championships

Putian – China, Nov 15: Chinese gymnasts claimed ten Gold, six Silver and four Bronze medals at the 5th Senior Artistic Gymnastics Championships that were held on November 11 – 14 in Putian (CHN). China prevailed in both the Men’s and Women’s Team and All-around competitions and claimed three event titles for

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Sri Lanka becomes the 49th FIG Academy host

Lausanne, Nov 13: 49th FIG Academy, During the first week of November, Sri Lanka hosted a Level 1 Academy for Men’s and Women’s Artistic Gymnastics in the city of Colombo. It was the first time Sri Lanka hosted a FIG Academy and makes it the 49th FIG member federation to have done

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The Science of Gymnastics Journal is out

Lausanne, Nov 07: Editor in Chief Mr Ivan Cuk (SLO) informs the gymnastics community that the new issue (Vol.4, no. 3, 2012) of the Science of Gymnastics Journal (ScGYM®) has been published. It is the 10th issue overall and the last one in 2012. With three editions per year (February, June, October),

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30th DTB Pokal Stuttgart from December 1 – 2

Lausanne, Nov 02: When the DTB Pokal, a FIG Artistic Gymnastics All-around World Cup, takes place in Stuttgart (GER) for the 30th time early in December, an Olympic breeze will fill the Porsche Arena. On Sunday, December 2, local hero Marcel Nguyen, London 2012 Olympic All-around runner-up, will encounter Olympic Champion Kohei

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The FIG order awarded for the first time!

Cancun (MEX), Oct 27, 2012: Established by decision of the FIG Executive in February 2012, the FIG Order was awarded for the first time Mr. Hidenori Futagi (JPN), President of the Japanese Gymnastic Association, and member of the FIG Foundation. This distinction honors the many humanitarian organized and funded by philanthropist in