05. January 2018  
Lausanne, SUI  
Artistic Gymnastics

FIG president Watanabe announces far-reaching changes!

The Japanese Morinari WATANABE (58), President of the International Gymnastics Federation (F.I.G.), who has been elected in Tokyo since October 2016, announced to the turn of the New Year far-reaching changes in an open letter for the next few years, and means " ...more "INNOVATION" in the sense of decisive innovations and changes in organizational processes and competition formats, new marketing, new rules, newer education and ethics", and he spoke from "new innovative gymnastics and gymnastics communities, worldwide...".
The first step should be done in May 2018 at the FIG Council. Decisions will be expected at the next FIG Congress in December 2018.

Morinari WATANABE, (FIG)