2. December 2020
Mersin, TUR
Artistic Gymnastics

The 42nd European Championships in Men’s Artistic Gymnastics will kick off on December 09 in Mersin (TUR), site of the 2013 Mediterranean Games.
A total of 20 countries will be represented by 63 senior and 60 junior gymnasts.
The field includes stars like Ukraine’s Oleg Verniaiev, the reigning Olympic Champion on parallel bars, and his teammates Petro Pakhniuk and Igor Radivilov, Croatians Tin Srbic, Robert Seligman and Filip Ude, David Vecsernyes (HUN), Israeli powerhouses Artem Dolgopyat, Alexander...

25. November 2020
London, Sofia
Artistic Gymnastics

<< Vera ATKINSON-MARINOVA, the British head of media and public relations of the British Gymnastics Federation for many years, is retiring after a quarter of a century of committed and successful work. The former Bulgarian rhythmic gymnastics world champion, who won two golds and one bronze between 1967 and 1971 as a member of the Bulgarian group, later made a name for herself as the voice of the gymnastics disciplines on Bulgarian television.
Vera Marinova left her...

24. November 2020
Togliatti, RUS
Artistic Gymnastics

Evgeny NIKOLKO, Alexey Nemov’s long-time coach and the national head coach of the Russian men's Olympic teams in Atlanta 1996, Sydney 2000, and Athens 2004 passed away last Sunday, November 22nd at the age of 76 from pneumonia complications.
Nikolko stopped working his national coaching in 2010 and returned to his home town Togliatti to workthere at the local gym. He kept coaching actively until he became ill this year.

19. November 2020
Halle, Sa./GER
Artistic Gymnastics

This Friday, the world's oldest active gymnast, Johanna QUAAS, will celebrate her 95th birthday!
Since she was 56 years old - that was 1981 - she had started active gymnastics again, did it in a competitive and permanent manner suitable for senior citizens, was a regular participant of German gymnastics festivals (Turnfest") and won the title of "German senior gymnastics champion" in her age group 11 times in a row in the new millennium.
With these merits...

11. November 2020
Stuttgart, GER
Artistic Gymnastics

After the resignation of long-time DTB German national head coach Andreas Hirsch in spring 2020, this position for men was and still is vacant: This task is now taken over by the team Olympic champion, two-time world champion and also former German all-round champion Valeri BELENKI (51). The Stuttgart-based Belenki is to temporarily lead the preparation of the German Olympic men's team, assisted by DTB employee Christina ZACHARIAS as team manager. The German Gymnastics Federation (DTB) will...