Former FIG president Bruno Grandi passes away, aged 85

Former FIG president Bruno Grande, who passed away, aged 85

Former FIG President Bruno Grandi has died at the age of 85. Grandi, who led the International Gymnastics Federation for 19 years, from 1997 to 2016, passed away in Italy following illness. The Italian was succeeded by Japan's Morinari Watanabe, who took over as FIG President in November 2016. Grandi was named FIG

Sofia awarded the 2022 trampoline world championships

The Bulgarian city of Sofia has been chosen to host the 2022 trampoline, tumbling and DMT world championships, the FIG has announed. The event will take place from November 15-18 at the city’s Arena Armeec, which staged the championships in 2013 and 2017. The championships will be followed by the World Age

Canada Golden at 2019 Pan Am Games in Lima

Winning gold in both trampoline events at the 2019 Pan American Games in Lima, Peru were gymnasts wearing the maple leaf. Canadians Jeremy Chartier and Samantha (Sam) Smith won the Men's Individual trampoline event and Women's Individual Trampoline event; respectively, Sunday August 5th at the Villa El Salvador Arena. In the

Pan American Games, Lima 2019

The Pan American Games for 2019 are underway in Lima, Peru. The multi-sport event is held every 4 years among athletes from 41 countries in the Americas, from Argentina to the Virgin Islands, in over 50 summer sports. The Trampoline Gymnastics events are this weekend, August 4th and 5th, at the

US T&T Teams are Announced for Pan American Games and World Cups

The Athlete Selection Committee of the United States of America Gymnastics (USAG) has announced the US National Teams for Trampoline and Tumbling who will be competing in several international competitions this season. The Pan American Games, two World Cups and the Spanish International Invitational will all have US representation. The

2019 USAG National Trampoline and Tumbling Champions Crowned

Iowa is the birthplace of the first competitive trampoline, built by George Nissen at the Nissen Trampoline Factory several decades ago. This year, 2019, it is the host of the USAG National Championships for Trampoline, Tumbling, Acrobatic Sports and Rhythmic Gymnastics held at the Wells Fargo Arena in Des Moines

Minsk 2019: Russia dominates gymnastics at European Games

Angelina Melnikova David Belyavskiy

With four gold medals, Russia topped the medal table in artistic gymnastics at Minsk 2019. Angelina Melnikova and David Belyavskiy set the bar by winning the individual all-around qualifications in the women's and men's events in the European Games. Two days later, they won their all-around titles. Melnikova, who was in the Russian

Minsk 2019: Russia’s Angelina Melnikova the smiling star of European Games apparatus finals

Angelina Melnikova

Angelina Melnikova was the star of the artistic gymnastics show walking away with three medals, one gold and two silver, in the apparatus finals. From the moment she started on vault, the Russian gymnast looked calm and as she began winning her medal, the smiles got bigger, there were giggles and

Minsk 2019: Ait Said driven in European Games medal quest by promise to his late father

Samir Ait Said

Samir Ait Said is determined to win a medal at the Minsk 2019 European Games so he can fulfil a promise that he made to his late father. So far, the French gymnast is living up to the challenge after finishing first in rings in the men's qualifications. "I have not been