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Qualifying for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics: A step-by-step guide

In the coming months, the qualifying process will begin for the next Olympic Games which will take place in Tokyo from 24 July to 9 August 2020. A total of 324 athlete places for the Gymnastics events will be up for grabs between this year and the spring of 2020. The FIG underlines the events not to be missed on the road to Tokyo and provides videos clarifying the qualifying process.

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Men’s TC sees smooth road to 2018 showpieces

With this spring’s World Cup series reaching a satisfactory conclusion, the Men’s Artistic Gymnastics Technical Committee was able to look forward with confidence to the success of this year’s big events, during its meeting 3-6 May at the FIG’s headquarters in Lausanne.

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Dong Dong at the double as Irina Kundius claims gold in Brescia

China dominated the first FIG Trampoline World Cup event of 2018 in Brescia with Dong Dong, the three-time Olympic medallist, taking two gold medals in the men’s events and the pair of Zhu Xueying and Zhu Shouli finishing top of the podium in the women’s synchronised competition. There was no clean sweep for the Chinese, however, as Russia’s Irina Kundius won the women’s individual event.

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Sergeeva, Bulgaria shine as World Cup concludes in Baku

Russia’s Mariia Sergeeva won a hat-trick of individual gold medals while there was a double for Bulgaria’s Group as the 2018 FIG World Cup series in Rhythmic Gymnastics came to a close in Baku at the weekend.

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Five-star Soldatova lights up Tashkent World Cup

Aleksandra Soldatova illuminated the Gymnastics Sports Palace as Russia dominated the Uzkbek leg of the 2018 Rhythmic Gymnastics World Cup series. Soldatova achieved a clean sweep of five gold medals in the individual events, with Russia’s gymnasts also standing on top of the podium in the three group competitions.

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Vietnam strike gold, Saito shines again in Tokyo

Just like last year, reigning World champion Mizuki Saito of Japan stood on top of the podium at the FIG Suzuki World Cup though it was Vietnam’s Aerobic gymnasts who stole the show with two gold medals at the Ota-City Gymnasium on Sunday.

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Eight emerge triumphant from 2016-18 Individual Apparatus World Cup series

Oksana Chusovitina, Luo Huan and Emily Little on the women’s side, and Rok Klavora Krisztian Berki, Igor Radivilov, Zou Jingyuan and Tin Srbic on the men’s side emerged as the overall winners of the 2016-18 FIG Individual Apparatus World Cup series in Artistic Gymnastics, which concluded with the eighth and final stage in Doha last week.

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Belgium warms up for home Worlds with three golds at Maia World Cup

Belgian athletes were in imposing form ahead of the upcoming Acrobatic Gymnastics World Championships in Antwerp as they claimed three gold medals at the World Cup event in Maia (POR) on 2-4 March.

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History repeated as Chicago sees another home double

There were US gymnasts on top of the podium once more at the American Cup as the FIG 2018 All-around World Cup series in Artistic Gymnastics opened March 3 at Sears Centre Arena on the outskirts of Chicago. Yul Moldauer repeated his gold-medal triumph from 2017 in the men’s competition while World champion Morgan Hurd won the women’s All-around event.

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China shows its strength at Melbourne World Cup

China's Artistic gymnasts racked up four gold medals as the sixth Individual Apparatus World Cup meeting of the 2016-2018 series took place in Melbourne, Australia on 22-25 February 2018. The hosts and Japan also topped the podium twice, while Slovenia and Kazakhstan picked up a gold apiece and an Indian gymnast made history.

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2018, a year of achievements for Parkour

Launching competitions, implementing a vast educational component and undertaking field work on a worldwide scale: 2018 is certainly a year of action for Parkour, some 11 months on from its arrival at the International Gymnastics Federation.

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Six World and World Challenge Cups added to the calendar for 2018-2020

The FIG Executive Committee assigned four additional World Cups in Trampoline in 2018, 2019 and 2020, as well as one World Challenge Cup in Artistic Gymnastics and one World Cup in Aerobic.

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China’s Dong Dong and Zhu Xueying win final World Cup event before Trampoline Worlds

At the last World Cup event before the 2017 Trampoline World Championships in November in Sofia (BUL), China’s Dong Dong, the triple World and double Olympic champion, and his compatriot Zhu Xueying, the 2014 Youth Olympic champion, won the men’s and women’s individual competitions respectively. The event was held this past weekend in Valladolid (ESP).

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Main decisions from the FIG Executive Committee meeting in Tonsberg (NOR)

The FIG Executive Committee held its third meeting of the year in Tonsberg (NOR) July 27-29. Please find here the summary of the main information and decisions.

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2017 Aerobic Gymnastics World Cup series winners crowned in Cantanhede

Following their World Cup victories in Cantanhede (POR) this weekend Daniel Bali (HUN) and Riri Kitazume (JPN) were crowned the winners of the 2017 Aerobic Gymnastics World Cup series in the Individual Men’s and Women’s categories respectively. Reigning World Games champions in Mixed Pairs, Vicente Lli and Sara Moreno (ESP), put themselves into a perfect position to defend their title at the upcoming Games in Wroclaw (POL).

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British stars get the call for London's iPro World Cup

Rio Floor Exercise bronze medallist Amy Tinkler, 2016 Olympic standouts Brinn Bevan and Ellie Downie and 2012 Olympic team bronze medallist Sam Oldham are all set to compete at the iPro World Cup, the third and final stage of the 2017 FIG All-around World Cup series.

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With Olympics looming, Mamun seals FIG Rhythmic World Cup series title

With just two weeks before the curtain rises on the Rio Olympic Games, Margarita Mamun was the star of the AGF Trophy in Baku.

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Margarita Mamun defeats Yana Kudryavtseva in Kazan

With less than a month to go before the Olympic gold rush, Russia’s Margarita Mamun was the star of the World Cup in Kazan last weekend, defeating her compatriot and three-time world champion Yana Kudryavtseva, in the All-around event.

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Dong Dong and Li Dan still at the top in Brescia

Olympic champion Dong Dong and reigning World champion Li Dan once again topped the podium in men's and women’s individual competitions on the third leg of the FIG Trampoline World Cup Series in Brescia, Italy, this weekend, just as they did in Shanghai in their home country in May.

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Yana Kudryavtseva wins fourth consecutive Sofia World Cup title

Three-time World All-around champion Yana Kudryavtseva of Russia, the heavy favorite for Olympic gold in Rio this summer, won the individual All-around title and two of four apparatus finals at this weekend’s World Cup in Sofia (BUL).

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Official News - Executive Committee and Council meetings in Bangkok 2016

The FIG Executive Committee and FIG Council held their respective meetings last week in Bangkok (THA). Please find below a summary of the principal decisions made.

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Soldatova lights up first 2016 Rhythmic World Cup in Espoo

Seventeen-year old Russian gymnast Alexandra Soldatova, so often overshadowed by her compatriots Yana Kudryavtseva and Margarita Mamum, made full use of the opportunity to shine at the first leg of the 2016 Rhythmic Gymnastics World Cup this past weekend in Espoo, Finland.

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Excitement in Espoo as FIG Rhythmic World Cup season begins in Finland

The Russians are coming! Not to mention the Belarussians, the Finnish, the Israelis, the Ukrainians and many of the world’s best in Rhythmic Gymnastics.

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Bound for Baku: Azerbaijan hosts first Artistic World Cup of 2016

The first FIG World Challenge Cup of 2016, which is also the first World Cup event in Artistic Gymnastics in the Olympic year, begins Friday. The battleground this weekend is Baku (AZE), the ambitious Azeri capital eager to build a reputation as a Gymnastics hub.

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2015 FIG Rhythmic Gymnastics World Cup series culminates this weekend in Kazan

Less than three weeks out from the World Rhythmic Gymnastics Championships in Stuttgart, 2015 FIG World Cup Series titles are on the line at this weekend's Kazan World Cup in Russia.

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Sweep! Margarita Mamun wins it all at Tashkent Rhythmic World Cup

After a string of second-place finishes to her friend and teammate Yana Kudryavtseva (RUS), reigning World Ribbon champion Margarita Mamun scored a sweep of her own at the Tashkent World Cup this past weekend in Uzbekistan.

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Andrey Likhovitskiy, Alexis Torres join AT&T American Cup lineup

Belarus's Andrei Likhovitskiy and Alexis Torres (PUR) have been added to the AT&T American Cup lineup following the withdrawals of Fabian Hambuechen (GER) and Arthur Oyakawa Mariano (BRA) from the March 7 FIG World Cup Series final near Dallas (USA).

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Boing! World Cup titles for Tu Xiao and Li Dan in Trampoline

Gymnasts from four different countries won 2014 FIG World Cup titles in Trampoline and Tumbling, as determined by World Cup standings following last weekend's Minsk World Cup in Belarus.

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Golden in Sofia, Yana Kudryavtseva sweeps Rhythmic World Cup for the second time this season

2013 World Rhythmic champion Yana Kudryavtseva (RUS) was invincible again at the Dundee World Cup in Sofia (BUL) this past weekend, winning the All-around and all event finals in her second gold medal sweep of a World Cup competition this year.

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Chinese trampolinists undefeated at Nissen Cup in Arosa

China’s gymnasts made an impressive start to the 2014 FIG Trampoline Gymnastics World Cup season, taking Gold in all categories at the kick-off event in Arosa, Switzerland, this past weekend.

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With the European Championships on the horizon, Kudryavtseva, Mamun top Rhythmic World Cup rankings

If the World Cup rankings are any indication, 2013 World champion Yana Kudryavtseva (RUS) is still the gymnast to beat going into next week's the European Rhythmic Championships in Baku (AZE).

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Romania, Mexico impress at Azores Aerobic World Cup

Romanian and Mexican gymnasts were most successful at the last leg of the FIG Aerobic Gymnastics World Cup series that took place this past weekend in Ponta Delgada (POR) in the Azores.

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Croatian, Slovenian gymnasts head FIG World Cup rankings

Bolstered by well-received performances at recent World Cup meets in Croatia and Slovenia, gymnasts from those two countries sit atop the World Cup standings in six out of 10 events in Men's and Women's Artistic Gymnastics.

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Stuttgart to welcome Rhythmic Gymnastics elite to GAZPROM World Cup

German organisers of the 2015 FIG Rhythmic Gymnastics World Championships will welcome the discipline’s international elite to the GAZPROM World Cup that will be held in Stuttgart’s Porsche-Arena from March 22 – 23, 2014.

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Aerobic gymnasts to make a splash at Aquae World Cup

Second in a series of five events, the 2014 Aquae World Cup in Aerobic Gymnastics will take place in Aix-les-Bains (FRA) on March 22 – 23, 2014. Organisers of the French Gymnastics Federation and the Union Gymnique d’Aix-les-Bains expect gymnasts from ten nations.

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Aleksandra Soldatova makes impressive World Cup debut in Debrecen

The first tournament of the 2014 World Cup series in Rhythmic Gymnastics took place in Debrecen, Hungary, on the weekend of March 14 – 16.

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Five must-see routines from the 2014 American Cup

As the first big international competition of the new season, the 2014 American Cup drew a cross-section of the World's top gymnasts from four continents. Here are five routines not to be missed:

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Britain's Sam Oldham tapped to replace Max Whitlock at American Cup

Great Britain's Sam Oldham will replace injured teammate Max Whitlock at the 2014 American Cup March 1 in Greensboro (USA), USA Gymnastics announced Tuesday.

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Elizabeth Price joins field for 2014 American Cup

Reigning World all-around silver medalist Kyla Ross (USA) has withdrawn from the American Cup and will be replaced by 2013 Stuttgart World Cup champion Elizabeth Price (USA), USA Gymnastics confirmed Friday.

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Germany's Sophie Scheder added to American Cup field

2013 World and European bars finalist Sophie Scheder (GER) completes the women's field for the 2014 American Cup to be held March 1 in Greensboro (USA), USA Gymnastics announced Monday.

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Biles, Ross and Mikulak will represent USA at 2014 AT&T American Cup

2013 World All-around champion Simone Biles, 2012 Olympic team gold-medallist and 2013 World All-around silver-medallist Kyla Ross, and 2012 Olympian Sam Mikulak have accepted invitations to represent the United States at the 2014 AT&T American Cup, scheduled for Saturday, March 1, 2014, at the Greensboro (N.C.) Coliseum Complex.

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