19. January 2021
Milford, USA
Artistic Gymnastics

Muriel Davis-GROSSFELD a pioneering Indianapolis gymnast who made three Olympic teams, became the first American to score a perfect “10,” was a longtime coach and had a brief Hollywood career, died Sunday, January 17, in Milford, Conn./USA. She was 80 years old.
Grossfeld was one of the early stars in the sport for the U.S., making her Olympic debut at the age of 16 in 1956, where she helped the women’s team to...

12. January 2021
Lausanne, SUI
Artistic Gymnastics

* f i g-news--: The pandemic situation related to the current health crisis continues to disrupt the smooth holding of the events planned on the sporting calendar.
Unfortunately, the following FIG World Cups have to be postponed or cancelled ...:
Artistic Gymnastics:
   → The Apparatus World Cup in Cottbus, Germany (25-28 Febr. 2021) is cancelled.
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9. January 2021
Budapest, HUN
Artistic Gymnastics

Today the 5-time Hungarian former gymnast Olympic champion Àgnes KELETI celebrates her 100th birthday in the Hungarian capital Budapest.
The Holocaust survivor, born in Budapest in 1921, is currently now the oldest Olympic champion in the world.
With a "Swedish passport", the Jewess hid during the Second World War II as a Christian maid, named "Piroska Juhacz" in the Hungarian province and survived the Nazi hunt for Jews.
After the end of the war she started...

8. January 2021
Aarau, SUI
Artistic Gymnastics

The 44-year-old Béatrice WERTLI has been elected as the new director by the central board of the Swiss Gymnastics Federation (STV) and is to take over the operational management of the largest Swiss sports federation from the beginning of March 2021.
«Sport is my passion and my DNA. I will put all my energy into the service of sport because I am convinced that sport can and must be a central building block for the dynamic development of our...

7. January 2021
Lausanne, SUI
Artistic Gymnastics

The Olympic champion on parallel bars, the Ukrainian Oleg VERNIAIEV, has been temporarily suspended by the World Gymnastics Federation (FIG). This was confirmed by the FIG media representative at the request of the Russian media agency Gymnovosti. This is a "temporary disciplinary measure" for the 27-year-old Olympic runner-up in the all-around competition in Rio, about the background of which no further detailed facts were given due to the ongoing proceedings. This was probably the reason for the surprising absence...