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Qualifying for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics: A step-by-step guide

Post Views 218   PRESS RELEASE – LAUSANNE (SUI), FIG Office, 24 May 2018: In the coming months, the qualifying process will begin for the next Olympic Games which will take place in Tokyo from 24 July to 9 August 2020. A total of 324 athlete places for the Gymnastics events will be up for Read More

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Technology Replacing Judges?

Post Views 680   Gymnastics judging has long been known for its subjectivity in judging and visual¬†interaction between athlete and judge. That subjectivity and interaction may be changing by the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo, Japan. The Japan Gymnastics Association and the Japanese technology company, Fujitsu Ltd. have announced that they are working on 3D lasers Read More

Shirai 3

Shirai 3

Post Views 493 Kenzo Shirai, the reigning World floor exercise champion, from Japan has submitted a new skill to the FIG called the “Shirai 3”.¬† Kenzo recently competed the skill at the Toyota International gymnastics meet. The “Shirai 3” is a double layout with a triple twist.¬† This new skill is a variation of the Read More