Gymnaestrada July 10-16 SUI

14th World Gymnaestrada
Lausanne (SUI), July 10 – 16, 2011

… some 20,000 gymnasts from 52 nations, registered for the 14th edition of the World Gymnaestrada. For the first time since 1969, delegations from Algeria, Malta, Mongolia and Uruguay are among the participants. In terms of statistics, female gymnasts make up 78% of the participants with strong representation of 11 to 30 year olds. Switzerland itself, with 3,300 participants, followed by Germany (1,800) and Finland (1,400), represent the largest delegations, while Mongolia (10), Guatemala (10) and Serbia (13) count among the smallest. …

FIG

(via Rec Gymnastics)

… the world’s largest gymnastic sporting event …

Larger than the North Korean mass games, like the Arirang Festival?

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Rick Mc

Career gymnastics coach who loves the outdoors, and the internet.

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