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ABOUT

The Fédération Internationale de Gymnastique (FIG) was formed on 23 July 1881 when representatives of the gymnastics associations of Belgium, France and the Netherlands met in Liège. As a governing body it is held in high esteem by both its member federations and gymnastics clubs throughout five continents. In 1897, seventeen national associations joined together to form the basis of the European Gymnastics Federation. However, when the USA was admitted in 1921, the Committee changed its name to the Fédération Internationale de Gymnastique or FIG, as it is known today.

FIG comprises three Olympic disciplines: artistic, rhythmic and trampoline.

Each discipline is controlled by a Technical Committee made up of a Technical President and six members.The Technical Committees are responsible for the coordination and control of their specific discipline in terms of the technical requirements for competition as they relate to each specific discipline.

Chinese Gymnastics Association

Founded: 1954

Headquarters: Beijing

FIG Member since:

President: ZHANG Jian

Honorary President: PENG Chong

President: ZHANG Jian

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Commissions:

Technical Commission

Judges Commission

Scientific Research Commission

Rhythmic Gymnastics Commission

Social Activities Commission

Brief introduction:

A national mass sports organization and member of the All-China Sports Federation. Its highest organ of power is the CGA National Congress, the executive organ is the CGA National Committee, and the secretariat is in charge of the administration work.

Link: International Gymnastics Federation (FIG)

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