26. October 2006  
Geneva / Switzerland  
Artistic Gymnastics

125th Anniversary of F.I.G. - Kick off at the Olympic Museum

- fig-: --- It was at Lausanne's Olympic Museum that the Executive Commission of the Fédération Internationale de Gymnastique launched festivities marking the 125th anniversary of the founding of the FIG in 1881.
On the same occasion, President Grandi officially inaugurated a pro tem exposition entitled, '125 Years of Gymnastics' at the official ribbon cutting....
The 125th Anniversary of the FIG will take place at Geneva's Palexpo, starting October 26, and will offer symposiums, colloquiums and the statutory FIG General Assembly. Highlight of the jubilee?

A prestigious Gala set for Monday, October 30 at the Arena, which will present an impressive line-up of Olympic and World champions from the FIG's six competitive disciplines, along with Cirque du Soleil artists specifically brought in for the occasion.
Source: FIG