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26th FIG Acrobatic Gymnastics World Championships ANTWERP (BEL)

April 13 - 15, 2018

Lotto Arena

01/06/2018

June 2018 World of Gymnastics magazine now online!

The June issue of World of Gymnastics Magazine reviews the 2018 Acrobatic World Championships in Antwerp which set a new standard in the discipline via a series of technically and choreographically superb presentations, including from the Israel men’s group (pictured on cover), which kept the ...

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30/05/2018

Acro Technical Committee reflects on 2018 Worlds

Following the 26th World Championships held in Antwerp (BEL) in April, the FIG Acrobatic Gymnastics Technical Committee met for a post-competition analysis at the federation’s headquarters in Lausanne (SUI) 19 – 23 May 2018.

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15/04/2018

Marina Chernova makes history on dazzling day as Acro Worlds come to a close

The final day of the 26th FIG Acrobatic Gymnastics World Championships in Antwerp, Belgium had it all, superlative performance, home success and surprise new champions yet still the incomparable Marina Chernova (RUS) managed to shine the brightest.

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14/04/2018

Inspirational Zagoskina and man-mountain Suprunov fuel Russian gold rush

Russia once again proved utterly irresistible on Acrobatic Gymnastics’ biggest stage of all, as both the Women’s Group and the Men’s Pair claimed World Championship gold in Antwerp’s rocking Lotto Arena.

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13/04/2018

Presidents past and present pay tribute to FIG’s founder

The FIG President, Morinari Watanabe, and one of his predecessors in the past, Yuri Titov, paid a special visit on Friday to the memorial monument in Antwerp for Nicolas J. Cupérus, architect of the first union of national gymnastics associations which later developed into the International ...

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13/04/2018

Treble-title-chasing Chernova lights up a day of shocks, surprises and artistry

Among a mass of exhilarating displays of strength, artistry and flexibility, defending Mixed Pairs World Champions Marina Chernova and Georgii Pataraia (RUS) shone the brightest on a thrilling first day of qualifying at the 26th FIG Acrobatic World Championships in Antwerp, Belgium.

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13/04/2018

Russian stars shrug off weight of history as they go for gold in Antwerp

Russian athletes have won a remarkable 37 of the 60 gold medals available at the previous 10 FIG Acrobatic Gymnastics World Championships, including five of the six on offer at the 2016 edition in Putian, China. It is quite a weight of history under which their current stars have to perform.

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12/04/2018

Stage set for Acrobatic Gymnastics World Championships in Antwerp

The 26th Acrobatic Gymnastics World Championships will take place in Antwerp, Belgium on 13-15 April shining the spotlight on a spectacular discipline which later this year will make its debut at the Youth Olympic Games.

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