7. June 2020
Indianapolis, USA
Artistic Gymnastics

With sadness, the US Gymnastics Federation share the passing of 1976 Olympian and three-time World gold medalist Kurt THOMAS on June 5, at the age of 64 years only. Kurt was a long-time member of the gymnastics community and, with his wife Beckie, owned and operated the "Kurt Thomas Gymnastics" in Frisco /Texas.In addition to the three gold medals Kurt Thomas received for performances on floor exercise and the horizontal bar at...

4. June 2020
Lausanne, SUI
Artistic Gymnastics

*E G --: In cooperation with the Local Organising Committees and in view of the current Covid-19 situation across Europe, the Executive Committee of European Gymnastics agreed with the new date proposals for the postponed 2020 European Championships.
♦♦ The European Championships in Men’s Artistic Gymnastics will be held in Baku (AZE) from 9 to 13 December 2020, followed by
♦♦ Women’s Artistic Gymnastics from 17 to 20 December.
♦♦ Kyiv (UKR)...

1. June 2020
Bratislava, SVK
Artistic Gymnastics

One of the most ardent representatives of national and international gymnastics, the Slovakian gymnastics professor Anton Gajdoš, is celebrating his 80th birthday in his hometown Bratislava today.
Born in 1940 in Dubrinica, Ukraine, he studied sports and the Slovak language at the college of education in his hometown until 1961. As a gymnast he became national champion in 1960. Later he earned great merits as an associate professor at the Institute for Theory and Didactics of Gymnastics...

14. May 2020
Prague, CZE
Artistic Gymnastics

At the age of 93 in our neighboring country, the Czech Republic, Miroslav ZITKO, one of the best-known and most successful coaches and officials in modern gymnastics, died, who also left his pedagogical footprints in northern Germany. In his homeland, he was something like the nestor of the once glorious Czechoslovak gymnasts who, with celebrities like Vera Růžičková or legend Vera Caslavska, had laid a real gold trail in the 1960s....

13. May 2020
Indianapolis, USA
Artistic Gymnastics

The USA Gymnastics Federation has canceled all of its main events planned for 2020, which also affects the national championships in artistic gymnastics, rhythmic gymnastics and trampoline / tumbling. The national Federation Congress is to be reformatted into a virtual event.
The US gymnastics championships, which were previously planned for June 4-7, 2020 in the Dickies Arena in Fort Worth / Texas, are now to take place from June 3-6, 2021 at the same venue.
* Source: USA...