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20/12/2017

Acrobatic Gymnastics TC focuses on ways to develop the sport

The Acrobatic Gymnastics Technical Committee has explored various avenues to help the development of a sport which, while preparing to make its Youth Olympic Games debut in Buenos Aires in October 2018, still wants to encourage the involvement of many more countries.

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11/04/2014

FIG commends, sanctions judges in Rhythmic, Artistic Gymnastics

Following a comprehensive analysis and review of the judging at the World Rhythmic Gymnastics Championships in Kiev (UKR) last August and the World Artistic Gymnastics Championships in October in Antwerp (BEL), the FIG formally commended a number of judges in letters issued to their national federations.

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06/10/2013

Biles … and everybody else!

The new All-around world champion – Simone Billes (USA) – was just too good for her nemeses.

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06/10/2013

Aliya in Gold!

This was a royal final for Aliya Mustafina (RUS).

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06/10/2013

The King of Vault remains Korean!

Nothing can stop Yang Hak Seon of Korea, Olympic and world title-holding champion.

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06/10/2013

One bar of Gold in China, the other Japan!

This final lined up nine gymnasts of an equal standing at the qualifications, both in difficulty and execution; notably, Uchimura of Japan and Zonderland of the Netherlands.

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06/10/2013

Wacky Racers!

A feast! Spectators in Antwerp’s Sportpaleis could not have hoped for a better final.

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05/10/2013

Disappointment hopefuls!

Giulia Steingruber (SUI) believed in the podium up until the end.

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05/10/2013

One, two, three four!

Even the judges would confer that in gymnastics it can be hard to count to four!

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05/10/2013

Ying and Yang!

Everyone was expecting Yao Jinnan when Huang Huidan arrived!

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05/10/2013

One, two, three four!

Even the judges would confer that in gymnastics it can be hard to count to four!

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05/10/2013

Four ex aequo!

The highlight of this apparatus happened during the qualifying rounds when Olympic and World champion Berki of Hungary, alongside European champion Keatings of Great Britain returned to the locker room heads hung low!

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05/10/2013

Strategy pays off!

All of Brazil was waiting for its title-holding Olympic champion! And Arthur Nabarrete Zanetti did not disappoint.

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04/10/2013

Maturity and continuity

This year, the Longines Prize for Elegance jury voted Kyla Ross (USA) and Kohei Uchimura (JPN) the most elegant and charismatic of the competing field.

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04/10/2013

Maturity and continuity

This year, the Longines Prize for Elegance jury voted Kyla Ross (USA) and Kohei Uchimura (JPN) the most elegant and charismatic of the competing field.

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04/10/2013

USA confirms!

Topping the qualifications, Simone Biles (USA) confirmed in the final.

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03/10/2013

Suspense to the end!

This final brought together the top 24 gymnasts from 17 countries, 7 of which presented two athletes each.

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23/07/2011

Tribute to a founding father

Precisely 130 years ago on July 23, 1881, a convention was signed in Antwerp (BEL) establishing the European Gymnastics Union, today known as the International Gymnastics Federation (FIG).

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