28. September 2023
Antwerp, BEL
Artistic Gymnastics

After the painful injury losses of the German women's gymnasts by Elisabeth Seitz (from Stuttgart) and Emma Malewski (Chemnitz), another World Championships competitor on men's site, Andreas Toba (from Hanover) is now out: The 32-year-old gymnast - son of the German Olympian with Romanian roots, Marius Toba - suffered a knee injury during acrobatics training on the floor at the World Championships venue on the Antwerp podium in the Sportpaleis. On the advice of the...

26. September 2023
Frankfurt/M., GER
Artistic Gymnastics

After an unfortunate dismount from the uneven bars during the final World Championships training in Frankfurt, Germany's Emma MALEWSKI from Chemnitz suffered a foot injury in her left ankle. As a result the 19-year-old European Beam Champion (Munich 2022) from TuS Chemnitz-Altendorf will miss the World Championships in Antwerp, Belgium, where the German girls will compete on Monday for the longed-for Olympic qualification. Thus, Karina Schönmaier from Bremen, who trains also in Chemnitz, will join the World Championships team. Last...

17. September 2023
Paris, FRA
Artistic Gymnastics

Also in the pre-Olympic year 2023, the FIG World Cup series consisted exclusively of individual competitions on the individual apparatus.
High-calibre all-around events were missing from the FIG's quantitatively demanding international competition calendar! At these altogether 10 World Cups, beginning with the "46th Tournament of Champions" in Cottbus (February), followed by the FIG World Cup in Doha / QAT (March) and afterwards with World Cup No. 3 in Baku / AZE as well as in Cairo (April) with FIG...

6. September 2023
Eriwan, ARM
Artistic Gymnastics

As the Armenian Gymnastics Federation informed through its Chairman, Gagik VANOYAN, one of the greatest world gymnastics legends of the previous century, Albert Vagarshakovich AZARYAN passed away on September 5, 2023 at the age of 94.  The three-time Olympic champion, four-time world champion and two-time European champion in Soviet times in the fifties and sixties of the last century, left lasting memories and significant traces not only in the history of sports, but also in the history of...

5. September 2023
Stuttgart, GER
Artistic Gymnastics

According to the German Gymnastics Federation, Germany's record champion Elisabeth SEITZ (29) tore the Achilles tendon of her right foot during floor training in Stuttgart yesterday (Mon, 4 September) after performing a double twist. This means that the 25-time German champion will be absent from the last German World Championships qualification on 9 September in Heidelberg as well as from the highlight of the year, the 43rd Women's Gymnastics World Championships in Antwerp, as one of the most experienced...