♦ World champion Whitlock returns to Glasgow for World Cup
British Gymnastics 2016 Jan 19
Leading the way will be 2015 pommel horse World Champion Max Whitlock, returning to the city where he made history for GBR in November. Joining Max will be teammate
Claudia Fragapane the five-time Commonwealth Champion and World team bronze medallist and Scotsman Daniel Purvis, World Championships silver medal winner.
Also in action will be 2015 World Championship team silver medallist Kelly Simm invited to take part in the World Cup as a host nation wild card competitor,
the 2015 World University Champion will be aiming to make her mark again in Glasgow.
♦ Lubi Gazov and Fabian Leimlehner are Austria’s gymnastics athletes of the year.
Austrian Association for Gymnastics 2016 Jan 1
Lubi Gazov, the reigning sports aerobics world champion, won in 2015 every competition in which they took. Including two World Cup meets.
New Year’s Eve at midnight, the 26-year-old was Linzerin succession rewarded for the third time with the title as Austria’s turn
Sportswoman of the Year.
The winner in the men knows this feeling even better: Fabian Leimlehner won the OFT award -after one year interruption - now for the eighth
time since 2006. The 28-year-old election-Innsbruck gymnastics in his comeback after a long injury break 2015 Mehrkampf more than ever.
♦ USA Gymnastics Announces U.S. Athletes For 2016 AT&T American Cup
USA Gymnastics 2015 Dec 17
USA Gymnastics today announced international assignments for five U.S. athletes. 2015 World team gold-medalists Gabrielle Douglas, who is also
the reigning Olympic all-around champion, and Maggie Nichols. Three-time U.S. all-around champion and 2012 Olympian Sam Mikulak and two-time
World medalist Donnell Whittenburg, have accepted invitations to represent the United States at the 2016 AT&T American Cup at Prudential
Center in Newark, N.J., on March 5. Three-time World all-around champion Simone Biles will lead Team USA at the 2016 Pacific Rim Gymnastics
Championships at the XFINITY Arena at Everett (Wash.) April 8-10.
♦ Final Pan Am selection camp began Monday
Australian Olympic Committee 2015 Oct 6
The World Artistic Gymnastics Championships are due to be held at the end of this month from 23rd October – 1st November at the SSE Hydro Arena
in Glasgow Scotland. The standard of competition throughout the trials was fervent, resulting in the selection of a very strong squad.
Reigning All Around Australian Champion Georgia Godwin (QLD) will be making her World Championship debut and she will be joined by five Victorian’s
including; Georgia Rose-Brown, Madelaine Leydin, 2012 Olympian Larrissa Miller, Mary-Anne Monckton and Kiara Munteanu, with Emily Little (WA) also adding
her Olympic experience to the group to round out Australia’s seven women team. Emma Nedov (NSW) has been named as the reserve.
♦ Final Pan Am selection camp began Monday
USA Gymnastics 2015 June 30
The U.S. Women’s National Team Camp to select the 2015 Pan American Games team began yesterday at the USA Gymnastics National Team Training Center at the Karolyi Ranch,
an official U.S. Olympic Training Site. The five-day camp, which will be led by National Team Coordinator Martha Karolyi, ends on Friday, July 3.
♦ Giulia Steingruber and Oleg Stepko impress at Baku 2015 Artistic Gymnastics Apparatus Finals
FIG Gymnastics 2015 June 22
Giulia Steingruber (SUI) and Oleg Stepko (AZE) were the most successful gymnasts at the Artistic Gymnastics Apparatus Finals of the Baku 2015 European Games on Saturday.
♦ Presidency of the FIG in 2016
UEG Gymnastics 2015 Jan 23
The European Union of Gymnastics (UEG) has taken note of the decision of the French Federation of Gymnastics (FFG) to present the bid of Georges Guelzec as
President of the International Federation of Gymnastics (FIG). The current President, Prof. Bruno Grandi (ITA) has in fact informed that he will not represent
himself for a 5th mandate.
♦ 2021 World Games awarded to Birmingham (USA)
FIG Gymnastics 2015 Jan 22
Birmingham bested bids from Lima (PER) and Ufa (RUS) to win the right to host the 2021 World Games, a huge multisport event known somewhat colloquially as the "Olympic Games for non-Olympic
disciplines." Gymnastics events contested at the World Games include Synchronized Trampoline, Tumbling, Double-mini Trampoline, Acrobatic Gymnastics, Aerobic Gymnastics and Rhythmic
Gymnastics individual event finals. The Games typically attract about 4,500 athletes from 100 countries worldwide, according to statistics provided by the International World Games Association
(IWGA), which recently relocated to Lausanne from Colorado Springs (USA).
♦ USA's Mikulak, Skinner, Whittenburg Will Compete At 2015 AT&T American Cup
USA Gymnastics 2015 Jan 15
In addition to two-time World all-around champion Simone Biles of Spring, Texas/World Champions Centre, the U.S. gymnasts who have accepted invitations to compete
in the 2015 AT&T American Cup, scheduled for March 7 at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas, are 2014 AT&T American Cup champion and World team
bronze-medalist Sam Mikulak of Newport Coast, Calif./Team Hilton HHonors (University of Michigan); 2014 World team gold-medalist MyKayla Skinner of Gilbert,
Ariz./Desert Lights Gymnastics; and 2014 World team bronze-medalist Donnell Whittenburg of Baltimore, Md./Team Hilton HHonors (U.S. Olympic Training Center).
♦ Two-Time World All-Around Champ Biles Confirms Participation In 2015 AT&T American Cup
USA Gymnastics 2014 Dec 11
Simone Biles of Spring, Texas/World Champions Centre, who just became the first U.S. woman in 20 years to win two straight World all-around titles,
has accepted the invitation to compete in the 2015 AT&T American Cup, scheduled for March 7 at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas.
Featuring the world’s best gymnasts in a one-day all-around competition, the AT&T American Cup is the USA’s most prestigious
international invitational and part of the International Gymnastics Federation’s all-around World Cup series.
♦ San Jose, Calif., St. Louis Will Host 2016 U.S. Olympic Team Trials For Gymnastics
USA Gymnastics 2014 Dec 4
USA Gymnastics and the United States Olympic Committee have awarded the 2016 U.S. Olympic Team Trials for women’s gymnastics to San Jose, Calif.,
and for men’s gymnastics to St. Louis. Scheduled for June 24 and 26, the men’s trials will be held at Saint Louis University’s Chaifetz Arena,
which hosted the 2012 national championships. The women’s trials are set for July 8 and 10 at SAP Center at San Jose, the site for the 2012 U.S. Olympic
♦ World gymnastics champ Simone Biles to attend UCLA
Artesia News 2014 Nov 14
Two-time world gymnastics all-around champion Simone Biles has signed a national letter of intent to attend UCLA,
although she has deferred enrollment until after the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympics.
♦ Utah gymnastics signs four to National Letter of Intent
KSL.com 2014 Nov 12
The Utah gymnastics team has signed four gymnasts to National Letters of Intent, including U.S. Senior National Team member MyKayla Skinner (Gilbert, Ariz.) and
Junior Olympic qualifiers Shannon McNatt (Houston, Texas), MaKenna Merrell (Pleasant Grove, Utah) and Erika Muhaw (Montville , N.J.).
♦ FIG Congress in Tashkent
FIG 2014 Oct 29
The 47th Artistic Gymnastics World Championships in 2017 have been provisionally attributed to the Canadian Gymnastics Federation and the City of Montreal and will be
finalized after the inspection visit which will take place in due course.
The last event of the World Cup series (Individual All-around Competition) will take place in Dallas (USA), on March 07, 2015.
♦ Double record in attendance, Olympic rehearsal!
FIG 2014 Oct 1
On the cusp of the 45th Artistic Gymnastics World Championships, organizers were registering a double record for attendance. On the one hand, participation.
With a total of 621 gymnasts, the 585-gymnast record made at the 2003 worlds in Anaheim (USA) has been beaten. On the other, media presence.
Nanning will host some 650 photographers, written press and television journalists.
♦ USA Gymnastics Announces U.S. Women’s Team For 2014 World Championships
usagym.org 2014 Sep 17
The seven women on the U.S. World Championships Team are listed below in alphabetical order: Alyssa Baumann, Plano, Texas WOGA, Simone Biles, Spring, Texas World
Champions Centre, Madison Desch, Blue Springs, Mo. GAGE, Madison Kocian, Dallas WOGA, Ashton Locklear, Huntersville, N.C. Everest Gymnastics, Kyla Ross, Aliso Viejo,
Calif. Gym-Max, MyKayla Skinner, Gilbert, Ariz. Desert Lights. The non-traveling alternate is Brenna Dowell of Odessa, Mo. GAGE.
♦ WM-off for Nguyen - torn ACL
dtb-online.de.com 2014 Sep 15
Bad news came on Sunday (14/09/2014) from the training camp of the men in Kienbaum. Gymnast Marcel Nguyen tore of the anterior cruciate ligament in his right knee.
The 27-year-old is out of the World Championships in China October 4 - 12.
♦ Legendary Alabama gymnastics coach Sarah Patterson stepping down
al.com 2014 July 15
Legendary Alabama gymnastics coach Sarah Patterson, who led the Crimson Tide to six national championships and is viewed as one of the leading
voices in women’s college sports, is stepping down after 36 years.
♦ Florida Is 2014 NCAA Gymnastics Co-Champion
SEC Sport 2014 April 19
No. 1 Florida claimed its second consecutive NCAA Gymnastics Championship, tying No. 2 Oklahoma for the 2014 crown on Saturday at the
BJCC Arena in Birmingham, Ala. Four Southeastern Conference teams finished in the top-five of the final team standings.
♦ 2014 Stella Zakharova Cup Kiev (UKR), April 26-27, 2014
FIG 2014 March 3
The 2014 Stella Zakharova Cup, an international Artistic Gymnastics tournament held annually in Kiev (UKR), has been postponed.
Originally planned for March 29-30, 2014, the event has been re-scheduled to take place April 26-27, due to ongoing political unrest in the country.