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12/11/2017

FIG assigns 2018 Aerobic Gymnastics World Championships and World Age Group Competitions to Guimaraes, Portugal

The 15th Aerobic Gymnastics World Championships and the 8th World Age Group Competitions have been assigned to the historic city of Guimaraes, Portugal. The events will be held June 1 – 3 and May 25 – 27, 2018, respectively.

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02/10/2017

Gao Lei and Yana Pavlova prevail at Trampoline World Cup in Loule

Rio 2016 Olympic bronze medallist and reigning world champion Gao Lei of China and Baku 2015 European Games champion Yana Pavlova of Russia won the men’s and women’s individual Trampoline Gymnastics competitions respectively at the World Cup in Loule, Portugal, this weekend.

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11/09/2017

Five countries claim gold as Acro World Cup season closes in Portugal

Russia, Israel, Belgium, Belarus and Portugal, all established or emerging powerhouses in Acrobatic Gymnastics, flexed their muscles with gold medal finishes as the Acro World Cup season drew to a close September 8-10 in Lisbon.

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05/07/2017

FIG President visits Portuguese Gymnastics festival in Faro

Portugal, one the most active member Federations in terms of organizing competitions, received the visit this week of FIG President Morinari Watanabe, who could feel the growing enthusiasm for the sport at the National Gymnastics Festival in Faro, in the south coast of the country.

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29/05/2017

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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15/05/2017

Veinberg Filanovsky, Italy pick up three titles apiece in Portimao

Victoria Veinberg-Filanovsky carried off three event titles at the Rhythmic World Challenge Cup in Portimao (POR) May 12-14, a career best for the 22-year-old Israeli. And with three titles of their own, the Italian Group enjoyed its own shower of gold in Portugal.

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12/07/2016

2016 FIG Trampoline World Cup series concludes in Coimbra

After events in Baku (AZE), Shanghai (CHN), Brescia (ITA) and Arosa (SUI), the 2016 FIG World Cup series in Trampoline Gymnastics concluded this weekend in Coimbra (POR) with Dmitrii Ushakov (RUS) and Tatsiana Piatrenia (BLR) taking the honours in men’s and women’s individual Trampoline respectively.

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10/05/2016

Oana Constantin captures Cantanhede World Cup as Aerobic stars prepare for Worlds

Oana Constantin returned to the international stage in force at the Cantanhede World Cup title in Portugal this past weekend, resolidifying her place among Aerobic's upper echelon.

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16/03/2016

Soldatova returns to Lisbon to defend World Cup title

The 17-year-old from outside Moscow has enjoyed a successful start to her Olympic year in the absence of teammates and rivals Yana Kudryavtseva and Margarita Mamun.

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07/03/2016

Four nations shine at FIG Maia World Cup, last stop before Acro Worlds

No nation won more than one title at the Maia Acrobatic World Cup in Portugal this weekend, indicating that the fight for medals and superiority at next month's Acrobatic Gymnastics World Championships in Putian (CHN) is going to be tight.

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03/03/2016

Maia World Cup to warm up Acrobatic gymnasts for 2016 Worlds

Held for the fifth consecutive year in the city of Maia on Portugal's Northern coast, this weekend's 2016 Maia Acro World Cup offers an excellent opportunity for top Acrobatic gymnasts to compete on the international stage just a month before the World Championships in Putian (CHN).

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03/11/2015

With Worlds in sight, Belarus makes big impression at Loulé Trampoline World Cup

In the absence of top Chinese gymnasts, who dominated the two prior Trampoline World Cups, a mix of veterans and newcomers eagerly bounded into the spotlight in Portugal.

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29/10/2015

World's top Trampoline gymnasts land in Loulé for FIG World Cup Series finale

The Loulé Trampoline World Cup is the final chance for the "Flying people" of Trampoline Gymnastics to hone their routines in World Cup competition before next month's World Championships in Odense (DEN).

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19/07/2015

World Gymnaestrada stories #7: The persistance of Portugal

The story of the Cockatoos, a Lisbon-based team of older women whose determination to perform at the World Gymnaestrada surpassed all obstacles.

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16/07/2015

Color, festival, cooperation comprise Brazil/Portugal National Evening at the World Gymnaestrada

In a spirit of international cooperation, few of the groups involved chose to distinguish themselves as being from Portugal or being from Brazil.

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26/05/2015

Anadia World Cup: A show of Cuban strength in Artistic Gymnastics

With gold on three events and silvers on two others, Cuba's Manrique Larduet was the breakout star of the FIG Artistic Gymnastics World Challenge Cup, held this past weekend in Anadia (POR).

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30/03/2015

Aleksandra Soldatova, Italy win Rhythmic season opener in Lisbon

Aleksandra Soldatova of Russia and the Group of Italy won the All-around titles in the Individual and Group competitions respectively at the 2015 FIG Rhythmic Gymnastics World Cup season opener that took place over the weekend in Lisbon (POR).

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25/03/2015

2015 Rhythmic World Cup season opens in Lisbon

The 2015 FIG Rhythmic Gymnastics World Cup season gets underway on March 26 - 29 in Lisbon (POR), where the event will be held for the third consecutive year in the Municipal Sports Complex Casal Vistoso.

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09/03/2015

Emerging Acro stars from Russia, Britain, Israel golden at Maia World Cup

With two event titles apiece, Great Britain and Russia were the most successful nations at the Maia World Cup this past weekend in Maia (POR).

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02/03/2015

World champions prevail at Cantanhede Aerobic World Cup

Reigning Aerobic Gymnastics World champions Ivan Veloz (MEX) and Lubov Gazov (AUT), who won the Men's and Women's Individual categories, respectively, at the 2014 World Championships in Cancun (MEX), prevailed at the first World Cup of the season in Cantanhede (POR) this past weekend. While Veloz led with almost one entire point, Gazov shared the top of the podium with Dora Hegyi of Hungary, who equalled her score.

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26/02/2015

Aerobic gymnasts jump into 2015 World Cup season in Cantanhede

The international Aerobic Gymnastics season gets underway this weekend with the first 2015 FIG World Cup hosted by the Gymnastics Federation of Portugal and the Academia CantanhedeGym in Cantanhede (POR).

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18/11/2014

Injury behind him, Diogo Ganchinho (POR) is reaching for Rio

Eleventh at the 2008 Olympics and 15th in 2012, Diogo Ganchinho (POR) is recovering from a back injury while prepping for a third Olympic run in 2016.

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23/09/2014

Portugal hosts its 15th FIG Academy

During the period September 9-16, 2014, the Portugal Gymnastics Federation hosted its 15th FIG Academy. That puts it in first place for hosting among the fifty-nine federations that have hosted FIG Academies. This Academy overlapped almost exactly with a Rhythmic Gymnastics Academy held in Philippines which because of being in a different time zone began about eight hours earlier.

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05/09/2014

Loulé stages high profile Trampoline World Cup

With qualifications taking place on Friday and finals scheduled for Saturday, the FIG Trampoline Gymnastics World Cup in Loulé (POR) marks the midway point of the 2014 series.

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29/05/2014

24 countries aiming for gold at Anadia World Challenge Cup

World stars Arthur Zanetti (BRA), Sam Mikulak (USA) and Jessica Lopez (VEN) will be among the more than 100 gymnasts competing at the Anadia World Challenge Cup, which gets underway today in Anadia (POR).

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19/05/2014

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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23/04/2014

European trampolinists earn YOG places

Following the 24th European Championships that took place earlier this month in Guimaraes in Northern Portugal, the continental quota places for Europe for Trampoline Gymnastics at the 2nd Youth Olympic Games (YOG) in Nanjing (CHN) have now been allocated.

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04/04/2014

Guimaraes gears up for Trampoline Europeans

The city of Guimaraes in Northern Portugal will be the backdrop of the 24th European Trampoline Championships from April 9 – 12, 2014.

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03/04/2014

Lisbon World Cup draws Rhythmic World hopefuls

2013 World Hoop champion Ganna Rizatdinova (UKR) and multiple World medalist Melitina Staniouta (BLR) headline a group of rising rhythmic stars set to compete at the Lisbon World Cup this weekend in Portugal.

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09/09/2013

Russia run the show in Loulé

The first of a series of three FIG Trampoline Gymnastics World Cups in 2013 concluded in Loulé (POR) on Saturday with Russia taking a Silver and four Gold medals to finish top of the overall medal tally.

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05/09/2013

Loulé stages fourth FIG Trampoline World Cup

With qualifications taking place on Friday and finals scheduled for Saturday, the upcoming FIG Trampoline Gymnastics World Cup in Loulé (POR) will kick off a series of three events.

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24/06/2013

South Americans impress at Anadia World Cup

South American gymnasts took five of the ten Gold medals that were up for grabs at the FIG Individual Apparatus Artistic Gymnastics World Challenge Cup in Anadia (POR) last weekend.

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20/06/2013

High profiles in Anadia

The Gymnastics Federation of Portugal will welcome some 170 gymnasts to the FIG Artistic Gymnastics World Challenge Cup on June 21-23 at the High Performance Center in Anadia, central Portugal.

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