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FIG Postpones Deadline for Trampoline 2009 World Cup Bidding
    2008-10-27 19:38:20     Xinhua

The deadline to bid for organizing 2009 World Cup competitions in trampoline, aerobic and acrobatic gymnastics had been pushed back to the end of the year, FIG, the governing body of international gymnastics announced on Sunday.

 

Andre Gueisbuhler, FIG secretary general, announced the decision after the General Assembly of FIG last week in Helsinki.

 

The executives of FIG conducted a detailed study of the international economic climate and the consequences on the management of the FIG resources and decided to postpone the deadline for trampoline World Cups in 2009.

 

As of January 1 in 2009, a license will be required for any gymnast wishing to participate in junior or senior competitions.

 

In the Assembly, FIG allowed Romanian born gymnast Andrea Stefanescu to compete for Italy in the future rhythmic gymnastics.

 

Doping controls carried out in Togliatti of Russia at the trampoline World Cup final came up negative, the statement said.

 

According to the statement, a category A rhythmic gymnastics World Cup competition had been attributed to Minsk, capital city of Belarus for individual and groups on August 21-23 next year.

 

 
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