Gao Lei bounced back from the recent disappointments in emphatic style by winning gold in the men’s individual event in Khabarovsk. Having not qualified for the finals in Baku and Minsk, the three-time world champion made sure that there was no repeat by winning at the third trampoline world cup of
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
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
After a disappointing eighth-place finish in the qualifications, defending champion Oleg Verniaiev regrouped to win the men's all-around silver medal at the Minsk 2019 European Games. The Ukrainian is not yet in peak form as he recovers from surgery he had in January on an injury to his left ankle that
Belarus had plenty to cheer about as their trampoline gymnasts claimed both the individual men and women’s synchro gold medals at the Minsk Arena in Belarus. INDIVIDUAL TRAMPOLINE Uladzislau Hancharou showed exactly why he’s Olympic champion with a dominant display in the men’s event. The Belarusian, who was leading following the qualification round,
The first trampoline events of Minsk 2019, the second edition of the European Games, were contested at the Minsk Arena in Minsk, Belarus. These were individual women’s and synchronised men’s events. INDIVIDUAL TRAMPOLINE: WOMEN In the women's individual event, Lea Labrousse of France, who was in third place after the preliminary round, improved
In honor of gymnasts around the world who are bound by friendship and love of acrobatic sports, we'd like to send condolences to our grieving mates in New Zealand and Muslim colleagues around the world. Athletes break barriers - not just physically, but personally. We are unconditional friends for life.