08. February 2018  
Pyeongchang, KOR  
Artistic Gymnastics

Statement regarding the US abuse cases, following the 132nd IOC session in Pyeongchang

Letter from the President:

Morinari WATANABE --: "Firstly I would like to express my sincere appreciation to IOC President Thomas Bach for his powerful statement about the abuse scandal in US Gymnastics. This statement encourages us to continue our work, ongoing already for many months, towards the necessary action. I can assure you that the FIG, following President Bach's lead, is committed to doing everything possible within our remit to develop an environment of dignity and safety for the entire Gymnastics community. I want to show the gymnasts that their courage to speak out against unacceptable behaviour has been and will continue to be rewarded. To this end, the FIG's action will be built on three pillars ..."  * ... read more on >> f i g website.