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01/10/2017

October 2017 World of Gymnastics Magazine now online!

This issue also contains reports from the two major events of the summer: July’s fabulous World Gym for Life Challenge, a Gymnastics for All event that drew groups from all continents to Vestfold, Norway for a friendly competition that determined the new World Group Champions.

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31/07/2017

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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30/07/2017

Olympiada Thrakomakedonon crowned World Group Champion as curtain comes down on World Gym for Life Challenge

The King Harald World Gym for Life Challenge concluded at the Oslofjord Convention Center in Vestfold (NOR) on Saturday, when the 15 top-ranked teams and two wild-card groups who had successfully made their way through the contest over the previous three days performed at the prestigious gala. Groups from 11 different countries had earned the much-coveted invitations to participate in the final-day show and, at the same time, compete for the World Group Champion title.

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29/07/2017

Contest concludes at World Gym for Life Challenge

A total of 47 groups took to the floor at the Oslofjord Convention Center on Friday for the last stage of the World Gym for Life Challenge contest in Vestfold (NOR). In the remaining category for small Gymnastics and dance groups six more gold medals were up for grabs to add to the eight already awarded in the previous categories, each of them including an invitation to participate in the prestigious World Gym for Life Gala. However, due to a tie the number of gold-medal sets was increased to seven.

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28/07/2017

World Gym for Life Challenge gains momentum

The day in Vestfold may have started gently with a yoga session and stand-up paddle courses for some of the over 2,000 World Gym for Life Challenge participants, but it soon gained momentum when the contest continued with two more categories on Thursday.

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27/07/2017

World Gym for Life Challenge kicks off to the ‘rhythm of the waves’

Norway welcomed the world to the third Gym for Life Challenge on Wednesday as the event kicked off at the Oslofjord Convention Center in Vestfold. It is the first time to host an international Gymnastics for All event for Norway, a country which participated in the two previous World Gym for Life Challenges and has taken part in all but one of the 15 World Gymnaestrada events.

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25/07/2017

This is the World Gym for Life Challenge!

For four days from tomorrow, over 2,000 gymnasts from all over the world will participate in the King Harald’s World Gym for Life Challenge at the Oslofjord Convention Center in Vestfold, Norway. What is this event about and how does it work? We have compiled the most important facts and figures about this unique Gymnastics for All event.

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19/07/2017

World Gym for Life Challenge meets the world’s happiest country

When the King Harald’s World Gym for Life Challenge begins next Wednesday at the stunning Oslofjord Convention Centre in Vestfold (NOR), the wait will finally be over for the 2,000 participants, who have long prepared their show performances for this quadrennial event.

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21/02/2017

Norway’s King Harald adds royal touch to the World Gym for Life Challenge 2017

His Majesty King Harald of Norway, who is celebrating his 80th birthday today, has announced that he will attend the opening ceremony of the World Gym for Life Challenge, an FIG Gymnastics for All event taking place in Vestfold (NOR) July 26 – 30, 2017.

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18/03/2015

Tønsberg hosts 2015 Gymnastics for All Colloquium

Forty gymnastics enthusiasts gathered from March 12 - 15, 2015, for this year’s FIG Gymnastics for All Colloquium in sunny Norway to discuss important topics and to visit the venue for the 3rd FIG World Gym for Life Challenge.

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