17. August 2018
St. Petersburg, RUS
Artistic Gymnastics

Elena SHUSHUNOVA, a Soviet gymnast who won the women's all-around gold medal at the 1988 Seoul Olympics, has died. She was 49. The Russian Gymnastics Federation said Shushunova "died suddenly" on Thursday, August 16. Russian media reported she had complications from pneumonia. Shushunova scored perfect 10.00 points in the vault and the floor exercise to beat Romanian rival Daniela Silivas by only 0.025 points to win the all-around gold.Shushunova also won gold...

12. August 2018
Glasgow, GBR
Artistic Gymnastics

Russian gymnast with sovereign hat-trick

For the 40th time since its premiere in Frankfurt / Main in 1955, Europe's gymnasts meet for their European Championships in the Hydro-Arena in Glasgow - for the 12th time (since 1996) it's been about team medals.151 gymnasts from 36 countries compete in the elite competition while 158 junior gymnasts representing 37 Federations competing for continental glory.
One week after the 39th Women's European Championship 2018, the men determined their champions:...

5. August 2018
Glasgow, GBR
Artistic Gymnastics

At the 1st European Championships as a multisport event - the 39th Women's continental championships of artistic gymnastics - RUSSIA succeeded in defending the title in the team final in the Glasgow’s iconic SSE Hydro Arena.
For the fifth time the Russians won the team gold medal with 165,195 points in front of a young team from FRANCE (161,137), who had already made first place in the preliminaries. After the bad luck on the balance beam...

2. August 2018
Ottawa, CAN
Artistic Gymnastics

"Gymnastics Canada" announce that Eddie VAN HOOF, the Technical Director and Head Coach behind the success of the British men’s artistic gymnastics team since 2006, will be joining the Canadian team immediately as the new Head National Team Coach for Men’s Artistic Gymnastics.
Van Hoof, head coach of the British team from 2006 - 2018, was named United Kingdom coach of the year in 2016 after guiding the British team to a record seven-medal, but he...

1. August 2018
Pacific Harbour (FIJ)
Artistic Gymnastics

On its session in Pacific Harbour (FJI) at the end of July the Executive Committee if the FIG has approved the following changes of nationality:
* Men's artistic Gymnastic: Rustam AKHMAD changed from Ukraine to Azerbaidchan, also the both 22 years old Russians, Nikita SIMONOV and Ivan TIKHONOV to the same federation!