FIG’s Athletes’ input to FIG in Doha

It appears the world’s best Artistic gymnasts made great choices when electing former world champion Aljaz Pegan (SLO) and two-time Olympic medallist Oksana Chusovitina (UZB) to the FIG’s Athletes’ Commission to respectively be their men’s and women’s representatives. The pair exuded passion and commitment as they revealed the key issues at the forefront of their gymnasts’ minds during the Doha 2018 World Championships. …

… biggest issue they had was about the equipment …

… second issue was the colour of the equipment …

One area the male gymnasts were immediately vocal on was judging. The desire for as much consistency as possible …

“I explained about the Fujitsu project,” the 44 year old (Pegan) said, referencing an on-going FIG-led concept, looking into building a high-end data support system for judges. “Then we took them into a Fujitsu meeting.”

The project received universally positive feedback from the gymnasts …

Gymnasts plotting way forward for the sport

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