Docstoc

FAST FACTS _

Document Sample
FAST FACTS _ Powered By Docstoc
					FEDERATION INTERNATIONALE DE GYMNASTIQUE
MEDIA OPERATIONS




Aerobic Gymnastics

FAST FACTS !

•          FIG has 7 seven disciplines: Gymnastics for All – Men’s and Women’s Artistic
           Gymnastics – Rhythmic Gymnastics – Trampoline Gymnastics – Aerobic
           Gymnastics and Acrobatic Gymnastics;
•          Aerobic Gymnastics has 5 categories: Men’s and Women’s Individuals – Mixed
           Pairs – Trios and Groups;
•          The first “Sports Aerobic Commission” was created in 1994 and named today
           Aerobic Gymnastics Technical Committee;
•          The first AER Gym Worlds took place in 1995 at Stade de Coubertin Hall in Paris
           (FRA);
•          A competition may not start earlier than 10:00 and finish later than 23:00;
•          The maximum number (individuals, pairs, trios, groups) for the qualifying rounds
           and finals is 2 per category and nation;
•          Should a competitor fail to appear on stage within 20 seconds after being called,
           a deduction of 0.5 will be apply. Within 60 seconds, the start will be deemed as a
           Walk Over. The competitor loses the right to participate in the category.
           Extraordinary circumstances are detailed in the Technical Regulations.
•          A gymnast must wear his / her national identification or emblem;
•          One or more pieces of music may be mixed. Original music and sound effect are
           allowed;
•          The most honoured gymnast (Gold Medallist) at FIG World Championships is
           Jonatan Canada (ESP);
•          For the official senior competitions of the FIG, the participants must, in the year of
           the competition, have 18 years;
•          Dressing and undressing during competitions and warm-up periods in the
           designated competition area is judged as an unsportsmanlike gesture and may
           result in disqualification of the competitor.
•          Theatrical, musical and circus dress (belt, corset, dinner-jacket, tie, etc…) is not
           allowed. Clear representations on the leotard (flowers, animals, stars, guitars,
           etc...) are not allowed.
•          Any kind of rolls are allowed and are not considered as prohibited moves;
•          The theoretical exam questionnaire contents 430 questions;
•          Aerobic Gymnastics will be included as a demonstration sport in the next
           Universiades in Shenzen (CHN) 2011.


    Issued by FIG Media Operations on 25/03/2008 8:04 PM                     Docu AER Fast Facts-e.doc - Page 1 of 1
    Contact: info@fig-gymnastics.org                                                        www.fig-gymnastics.com

				
DOCUMENT INFO
Shared By:
Categories:
Stats:
views:4
posted:2/20/2011
language:English
pages:1