Profile

Cover photo
Fédération Internationale de Gymnastique
740 followers|580,133 views
AboutPostsPhotosYouTube

Stream

 
FIG Weekly Press Clippings - Week 16
► Check out this week's  #Gymnastics press clippings at goo.gl/ZeEVlp 
3
Add a comment...
 
Happy Monday, #gymnastics fans! Here's what's been happening in the #gymnastics world this week: 

European Trampoline, Tumbling and Double Mini Championships: Guimaraes (POR) hosted the competition, which brought Europe's Flying People out in force. Russia, Portugal, Ukraine and Great Britain were among the winners. 
Results: http://goo.gl/pLeshu
Photos: http://goo.gl/bTkLdF
Videos: http://goo.gl/0TlGby

Pacific Rim Championships: The United States and Canada were the big winners in this pan-Pacific event that drew top teams with their eyes on this fall's World Championships. 
Results: http://goo.gl/yiOWby

Asian Junior Championships: China's Wang Yan and the Japanese women's team were the women's title winners in Tashkent, while the Japan also took the team title in the men's division. China's Yinga Ta was the men's All-around champion.
Women's competition report: http://goo.gl/zfhKfe *Men's competition report*: http://goo.gl/4rDdbT

Pesaro World Cup: 2013 World All-around champion Yana Kudryavtseva (RUS) blew the competition away to sweep the medals in Italy, while the Italian women brought home the gold in their home country. 
Competition report: http://goo.gl/Z1CK0R
Full results: http://goo.gl/XyZrQq
Videos: http://goo.gl/L9bpV8

Suzuki Aerobic World Cup: Romania was the big winner at the 25th annual Aerobic World Cup held in Japan's capital city. And by winning the Men's Individual competition, young Mizuki Saito (JPN) made it clear that he's a name to remember. 
Competition report: http://goo.gl/cee3D6

GBR vs. GER vs. ESP: Spanish national champion Roxana Popa and a British women's team led by Ruby Harrold came out on top at the women's Britain vs. Germany vs. Spain Friendly over the weekend in Munich (GER). Tabea Alt (GER) and her German team dominated the Junior division. 
Senior women's competition report: http://goo.gl/nFDrmT
Junior women's competition report: http://goo.gl/LxEzS0
Videos: http://goo.gl/BaW0TS

Swedish Championships: 2012 Olympian Jonna Adlerteg and newcomer Pontus Kallanvaara took the titles at the 2014 Swedish Nationals in Stockholm. 
Men's results: http://goo.gl/Me0Lyv *Women's results*: http://goo.gl/3G3ywV
Photos: http://goo.gl/EDIrFp
Videos: http://goo.gl/ns1Yx0

Russian Men's Championships: 2012 Olampian and 2013 European All-around champion David Belyavskiy captured the men's title at the Russian Championships in Penza, all but securing himself a  place on the Russian men's squad for the upcoming European Championships in Sofia (BUL). 
Competition report: http://goo.gl/NS2aGF
Full results/Photos: http://goo.gl/8PvR8m 

NCAA Men's Championships: Led by 2012 U.S. Olympian Sam Mikulak, the University of Michigan men won back-to-back titles at the U.S. University Championships in Michigan. In his last year as a university competitor, Worlds hopeful Mikulak cemented his legacy as one of the best NCAA gymnasts ever. http://goo.gl/sPUU4m
Bangladeshi Olympian Syque Caesar began his NCAA career as a walk-on competitor. He ends it as a three-time NCAA champion: http://goo.gl/EAuWWp

Azerbaijani Junior Rhythmic Championships: Stars of tomorrow took to the floor at the national competition held over the weekend in Baku, capital city of gymnastics's fastest growing nation. http://goo.gl/eheqxF 

Two milestones for Sang Lan: The former Chinese star, paralyzed during the vault warmups at the at the 1998 Goodwill Games has become a mom to a baby boy. Sang, 33, became the first woman with a cervical spinal cord injury to deliver a child via C-section in China. http://goo.gl/0sALPD

Making history for New Zealand: By taking silver on vault, 15-year-old Courtney McGregor became the first gymnast from her country to win a medal at the Pacific Rim Championships. McGregor, who shows a double-twisting Yurchenko, is working on an upgraded vault with an eye on this summer's Commonwealth Games. http://goo.gl/9SJdNg

Aly Raisman on her potential comeback: After a yearlong haitus, the double Olympic gold medalist from +USA Gymnastics  is back in training and "feeling like a kid" in the gym again. http://goo.gl/BkxL1N

Emin Garibov out for 2014: The Russian star and reigning European champion on Horizontal Bar will sit out for the season due to lingering shoulder problems. http://goo.gl/AdIQxA

Nanning focuses on the environment: China's "green city" pledges to have good air and water quality for the World Artistic Championships in October. http://goo.gl/54A4LW

April Gymnast: The latest edition of +British Gymnastics's digital magazine is out and can be accessed here: http://goo.gl/HJnLcY

The making of a gymnastics powerhouse: University of Alabama coach Sarah Patterson became only the second U.S. University coach to notch 1,000 wins at the NCAA Regional. http://goo.gl/KOiymV

Sam Oldham, Game Changer: The British star talks about growing up gymnast on a popular UK children's show. http://goo.gl/Z1Sf1k

Wishing a very Happy Birthday this week to:

Adela Sajn, SLO (April 14, 1990)
Danny Pinheiro-Rodrigues, FRA (April 16, 1985)
Epke Zonderland, NED (April 16, 1986)
Michelle Lauritsen, DEN (April 16, 1988)
Arthur Zanetti, BRA (April 16, 1990)
Yuko Shintake, JPN (April 20, 1991)
Yuri van Gelder, NED (April 20, 1983)
Janine Berger, GER (April 21, 1996)
Deng Linlin, CHN (April 21, 1992)
Kevin Lytwyn, CAN (April 21, 1991)

Have a great week, everyone!
10
1
Mauro Prieto's profile photoTarun Mittal's profile photo
 
superb !
Add a comment...
4
1
Ten -Odotcom's profile photo
Add a comment...
 
FIG Weekly Press Clippings - Week 14
► Check out this week's  #Gymnastics press clippings at http://goo.gl/Lk4nW
6
Add a comment...
 
Happy Monday, gymnastics fans! There's plenty going on this week in the wonderful world of gymnastics. Here's a sampling of the top stories: 

A new FIG website! The FIG is delighted to unveil its brand new site to the public. Check it out here at fig-gymnastics.org
► About the new site: http://goo.gl/pLgGjs

Doha World Challenge Cup: In a nutshell: Larisa Iordache (ROU) won three gold medals, Epke Zonderland (NED) took two, and the Armenian men's team was highly impressive. 
Report - Finals Day One: http://goo.gl/RRqKld
Report - Finals Day Two: http://goo.gl/CN6uIk
Results: http://goo.gl/shHong
Photo gallery: http://goo.gl/GvpQpI

British Championships: 2012 Olympians Max Whitlock and Rebecca Tunney triumphed at +British Gymnastics's signature competition, held this weekend in Liverpool. 
Competition report: http://goo.gl/btAE0r
Results: http://goo.gl/xmojeH
Videos galore from the men's competition: http://goo.gl/gOYZ3D
Videos galore from the women's competition: http://goo.gl/i1ZGXi 
Daniel Keatings on the upcoming Commonwealth Games: http://goo.gl/6bE1wR
Sam Oldham on his expectations for the European Championships: http://goo.gl/6MS5Fa
Rebecca Tunney on growing up as an Olympian: http://goo.gl/jqm5Jk
► Feature on new senior Claudia Fragapane: http://goo.gl/b0dGYS

Holon Grand Prix: Shining in front of her home crowd, Israel's Neta Rivkin matched the medal count of Russian World gold medallists Margarita Mamun and Yana Kudryavtseva
Competition report: http://goo.gl/i2lPYX

Austrian Team Open: World veterans popped up to dominate the international team competition, while Jessica Stabinger, Severin Kranzlmuller and the Vorarlberg club won the national titles.
Competition report: http://goo.gl/frLJd2
Results: http://goo.gl/9AL2Fw
Photo gallery: http://goo.gl/jsnvnq

African Championships: Egypt, Algeria and South Africa all won a share of the gold available at this much-anticipated event in Tshwane (RSA). 
Results: http://goo.gl/8ub2Dq
► Blogged highlights from Rick McCharles: http://gymnasticscoaching.com

Junior Pan American Championships: The Canadian women and U.S. men blitzed the team competition, while newcomers Flavia Saraiva (BRA) and Marty Stretch of +USA Gymnastics won the All-around titles. 
Competition report: http://goo.gl/xZU8WV
Results: http://goo.gl/oMsqAa
Photo gallery: http://goo.gl/XVa7Sh

Nanning 2014 Local Organizing Committee launches World Championships event website: The LOC seems to be playing on the theme of Nanning as China's "greenest city" in choosing the site's color scheme: http://goo.gl/psUUFw

► Catching up with 2012 Olympic Rhythmic gymnast Delphine Ledoux: http://goo.gl/KD5P6n

► 2012 London Games organizer extraordinaire Sebastian Coe is doing rhythmic gymnastics for a good cause: http://goo.gl/5jejLj

► 1996 Romanian Olympian Corina Ungreanu may stand for Romanian Parliament: http://goo.gl/gAeHqz

► Azerbaijan prepares to host European Rhythmic Championships in June: A national gymnastics arena is nearly complete and waits to welcome competitors. http://goo.gl/qRac7A

► Young(er) NCAA gymnastics recruits: Universities around the U.S. are scouting and signing gymnasts as young as 13. http://goo.gl/CLNAtl

Wishing a very Happy Birthday this week to: 

Vlasios Maras, GRE (March 31, 1983)
Sergio Sasaki Junior, BRA (March 31, 1992)
Donna-Donny Truyens, BEL (March 31, 1989)
Beth Tweddle, GBR (April 1, 1985)
Ali Al Asi, JOR (April 1, 1987)
Sui Lu, CHN (April 1, 1992)

We wish you all a terrific week! 
9
1
Yelena Davydova's profile photoJenna . N's profile photoTarun Mittal's profile photoEmily Costa's profile photo
6 comments
 
nope gymnastics is nothing like cheerleading!!
Add a comment...
Have them in circles
740 people
 
#ThrowbackThursday: Remember the exciting #Trampoline Team Finals of the 2013 Worlds in Sofia (BUL)? Watch the highlights now! http://goo.gl/1jHrFl 
1
Add a comment...
 
FIG Weekly Press Clippings - Week 15
► Check out this week's  #Gymnastics press clippings at http://goo.gl/b0zhv
5
Peter Hofmüller's profile photo
 
:-))
Add a comment...
 
#ThrowbackThursday: Team USA prevailed in both the men's and women's Double Mini-trampoline Team Finals at the 2013 World Trampoline Gymnastics Championships in Sofia (BUL), while the Chinese women claimed the Tumbling Team title with a large margin over the rest of the field, where their male counterparts narrowly outscored by Team Russia. Relive the action here: http://goo.gl/RlC7Fw #Trampoline #Gymnastics
4
Add a comment...
 
Happy Monday, #gymnastics fans! It's been a busy week in the gymnastics world. Here's a look at all that's been happening: 

Tokyo World Cup: Reigning Olympic and World champion Kohei Uchimura (JPN) and Vanessa Ferrari (ITA) won the All-around titles at the Tokyo World Cup this past weekend, while Daniel Purvis (GBR), Fabian Hambuechen (GER) and Elizabeth Price (USA) officially won the overall World Cup titles. 
Competition report: http://goo.gl/xKbCGY
Full results: http://goo.gl/FCYeqa (Men's) http://goo.gl/ENIKuX (Women's)
World Cup rankings: http://goo.gl/4NuPo9 (Men) and http://goo.gl/qwOyyL (Women)
Q and A with Kohei Uchimura: http://goo.gl/9BShFO

Lisbon World Cup: South Korea's Son Yeon Jae made history for her country at the Lisbon World Cup, held this past weekend in Portugal. Son captured four of the five golds up for grabs, while newcomer Dina Averina (RUS) made a promising World Cup debut.
Competition report: http://goo.gl/EeYJM6

Slovak Aerobic Open: A multitude of nations, from Estonia to Mongolia, were golden at the annual Aerobic tournament in Nové Zàmky (SVK).
Competition report: http://goo.gl/HEvGRR

French National Championships: Veteran Youna Dufournet and Kevin Antoniotti took the All-around titles at Elite France in Agen, while the women of Rouen and the men of Juan-les-Pins won the club titles.
Competition report: http://goo.gl/9J3XG1

The Russian Championships got underway this week in Penza with the women's competition. 2012 Olympic gold medalist Aliya Mustafina won her fourth consecutive national title in the All-around, while fellow Olympian Anastasia Grishina injured her knee on Floor during event finals. 
Competition report: http://goo.gl/xKbCGY
Photos: http://goo.gl/ZZSkqC
► *Russian European women's team for 2014 Euros:* http://goo.gl/tRPbPl

Led by 1998-born Giarnni Regini-Moran, the British men's Junior team were the big winners at the 19th International Junior Team Cup in Berlin. Sascha Coradi (SUI) won the All-around for boys born before 1998. 
Competition report: http://goo.gl/djBPFq
Full results: http://goo.gl/6zKmck

Lisa Verschueren wins Belgian Championships: The 2013 World team member won the national title at a dual meet between Belgium and Sweden that also served as the country's Women's Championships. 2012 Swedish Olympian Jonna Adlerteg won the overall All-around title. 
Full results: http://goo.gl/3ybsGz

Highlights from the Irish Gymnastics Championships
Photos: http://goo.gl/fKuCPm
Videos: http://goo.gl/WqB0rm

NCAA Gymnastics Championships: The best of the best of U.S. university teams will go head to head at the NCAA Championships April 18-20 in Birmingham. The women's field is now complete: http://goo.gl/zXBhc3

Gabby Douglas goes back to Iowa: The reigning Olympic champion will begin training anew with coach Liang Chow at Chow's Gymnastics and Dance in Iowa with an eye to making her second Olympic Games. http://goo.gl/Uf4yWi

African Rhythmic Youth Olympic Games qualifiers: Find out who's bound for Nanjing here: http://goo.gl/OoRilx

The 30th edition of the European Rhythmic Gymnastics Championships will take place in June in Baku (AZE). Check out the competition's newly launched website here: http://goo.gl/NBi0oF

Luke Carson's (IRL) Hard Way to Success: The Irish standout is back following a devastating injury. He tells his story in this gem of a gymnastics documentary: http://goo.gl/2rSvSF

Former Nastia Liukin Cup qualifier Ashley Lambert might have died anytime after a training accident separated her C1 vertebrae in the middle of practice. Today she's a lucky freshman on the University of Nebraska team. http://goo.gl/CMBp8Z

Scottish gymnast Adam Cox is writing about the ups and downs of being on the cusp of qualifying for the Commonwealth Games. Read his latest column for Herald Scotland here: http://goo.gl/1yuE7r

Wishing a very Happy Birthday this week to: 

Cristian Bataga, ROU (April 10, 1988)
Heem Wei Lim, SIN (April 12, 1989)

We wish you all an excellent week!
5
1
Ten -Odotcom's profile photo
Add a comment...
 
#ThrowbackThursday: Enjoy this beautiful slow motion clip of last weekend's #Rhythmic #Gymnastics World Cup in Stuttgart (GER)! 
10
1
ხათუნა თურმანიძე's profile photo
Add a comment...
People
Have them in circles
740 people
Contact Information
Contact info
Phone
+41 21 321 55 10
Email
Fax
+41 21 321 55 19
Address
Avenue de la gare 12 Case postale 630 1001 Lausanne / Switzerland
Story
Tagline
We are Gymnastics!
Introduction
The International Gymnastics Federation is the governing body for gymnastics worldwide. It is the oldest established international sports federation and has participated in the Olympic Games since their revival in 1896. The FIG governs 7 disciplines: Gymnastics for All, Men’s Artistic, Women’s Artistic, Rhythmic, Trampoline, Aerobic and Acrobatic. It counts 135 national member federations and boasts a 27-person staff at its international seat in Lausanne (SUI), host city of the International Olympic Committee.


La Fédération Internationale de Gymnastique est l'organe mondial exclusif de gestion de la gymnastique. Elle est la plus ancienne des fédérations internationales de sport et participe au Jeux Olympiques depuis leur restauration en 1896. La FIG gère 7 disciplines: la gymnastique pour tous, artistique masculine, féminine, rythmique, au trampoline, aérobic et acrobatique. Elle compte 135 fédérations nationales membres et emploie 27 personnes en son siège mondial de Lausanne (SUI), la ville hôte du Comité International Olympique.