May 9th we’ll learn more about how FIG World Cup meets will lead to Olympic qualification.
FIG Press Operations Officer Philippe Silacci:
“The FIG will dramatically redesign its calendar and thereby its Olympic qualifications system,” he stressed.
Silacci went on to say that the new rules will not affect the tournaments within the Rio 2016 Summer Olympics, and will come into effect at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics.
“The objective is Tokyo 2020. Indeed, such decisions will affect all the rules that govern artistic gymnastics, rhythmic gymnastics and trampoline gymnastics: Codes of Points and Technical Regulations,” he said.
Silacci also stressed that time will be necessary to adjust and to test all the new procedures. …