The 2021 artistic and rhythmic gymnastics world championships will be hosted in Kitakyushu, Japan, the Federation Internationale de Gymnastique (FIG) announced.
It will be the first time in FIG history that a city has hosted both the artistic and rhythmic gymnastics world championships in the same year.
The Artistic Gymnastics World Championships will take place from October 17-24 in the Kitakyushu General Gymnasium, followed by the rhythmic competition starting two days later at the West Japan General Exhibition Centre.
The artistic championships were to be held in Denmark but the country from hosting the event in July.
The southern Japanese city of Kitakyushu, the home town of FIG president Morinari Watanabe, stepped in to host the competition.
Japan has hosted gymnastics world championships on many times, most recently in Tokyo in 2011.