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

Minsk 2019 European Games: Belarus at the double as Hancharou bounces back

Uladzislau Hancharou competing atMinsk 2019

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,

Minsk 2019 European Games: Lea Labrousse of France wins women’s gold as Poland claim men’s synchro title

Luba Golovina, Lea Labrousse and Hanna Hancharova

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

Krakow named as host for 2023 European Games

Baku 2015 opening ceremony

The Polish city of Krakow has been confirmed as the host of the 2023 European Games. It was the only bidder after a Russian plan to hold the games in Kazan fizzled out. It will continue the European Games' run of being hosted in Eastern European countries after Azerbaijan held the inaugural

Minsk 2019 European Games: Uladzislau Hancharou to get extra bounce from home advantage

Uladzislau Hancharou

Rio 2016 Olympics champion Uladzislau Hancharou is the favourite to jump to the top of the podium when he bounces at the second European Games. Having won the silver medal in the men's individual competition at Baku 2015, Hancharou is hoping to go one better and will be cheered on by

Birmingham to host 2023 trampoline world championships

Trampoline, tumbling and DMT 2023 world championships

Birmingham has been selected as the host city for the 2023 trampoline, tumbling and DMT world championships. The decision was made by the Federation of International Gymnastics (FIG) at its executive meeting, following a combined bid between British Gymnastics, Birmingham City Council and UK Sport. The world championships will be the last