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FIG Congress wraps up in Baku

03 December 2018 [22:59] - TODAY.AZ

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The 82nd Congress of the International Gymnastics Federation (FIG) wrapped up in Baku on Dec.3.

About 300 representatives from more than 115 countries took part in the Congress, which, according to the FIG Charter, is the highest body of this structure.

During the two-day meeting, the Congress heard reports of the FIG president and technical coordinator, as well as presidents of the technical committees on various types of gymnastics. Then the heads of the continental unions that are FIG members delivered reports. The
quarterly financial plan of the structure was approved following the Congress.

During the meeting, various proposals put forward before the beginning of the Congress by FIG’s governing bodies, including the member federations, were discussed. The meeting participants also discussed changes to the rules and the Charter of the international structure, admission of new members to FIG, as well as exclusion of some federations from the structure. The venue of the next Congress was determined as well.

Decisions made at the Congress will later be made public by FIG.

Before the beginning of the Congress, the meeting of the FIG Presidential Commission took place on November 29, and the meeting of the FIG Executive Committee was held from November 30 to December 1.

The meeting of the FIG Council, which is one of the governing bodies of the FIG, was also organized in Baku in May 2017.


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