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26th FIG Acrobatic Gymnastics World Championships ANTWERP (BEL)

April 13 - 15, 2018

Lotto Arena

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

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

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

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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