European Union of Gymnastics

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European Union of Gymnastics
European Union of Gymnastics logo.svg
Formation 1982
Headquarters Lausanne
Region served
Georges Guelzec

The European Union of Gymnastics (French: Union Européenne de Gymnastique) is one of four continental unions that represents the interests of Europe in the Fédération Internationale de Gymnastique. It was formed in 1982.


The European Union of Gymnastics organizes European Gymnastics Championships for each of the gymnastic disciplines.


Discipline Competition First held Current Frequency
Artistic gymnastics European Men's Artistic Gymnastics Championships 1955 Annually
European Women's Artistic Gymnastics Championships 1957 Annually
Trampoline European Trampoline Championships 1969 Biennially (odd years)
Rhythmic gymnastics Rhythmic Gymnastics European Championships 1978 Annually
Acrobatic gymnastics European Acrobatics Championships 1978 Biennially (odd years)
TeamGym European TeamGym Championships 1996 Biennially (even years)
Aerobic gymnastics Aerobic Gymnastics European Championships 1999 Biennially (odd years)


Discipline Competition First held Last held
Artistic gymnastics European Cup in Artistic Gymnastics 1988 1995
Rhythmic gymnastics European Cup in Rhythmic Gymnastics 1989 1995
Artistic gymnastics and rhythmic gymnastics European Team Gymnastics Championships 1997 2003

Member federations[edit]

As of 2008, the union consists of 47 member federations

Federation Country Year joined
Royal Belgian Gymnastics Federation  Belgium 1982
Danish Gymnastics Federation  Denmark 1982
Royal Spanish Federation of Gymnastics  Spain 1982
France Gymnastics Federation  France 1982
British Gymnastics  United Kingdom 1982
Royal Dutch Gymnastics Union  Netherlands 1982
Italian Gymnastics Federation  Italy 1982
Gymnastics Federation of Luxembourg  Luxembourg 1982
Norwegian Gymnastics Federation  Norway 1982
Gymnastics Federation of Portugal  Portugal 1982
 West Germany 1982
San Marino Gymnastic Federation  San Marino 1982
Swedish Gymnastics Federation  Sweden 1982
Swiss Gymnastics Federation   Switzerland 1982
Turkish Gymnastics Federation  Turkey 1982
Liechtenstein Gymnastics and Athletics Association  Liechtenstein 1983
 Czechoslovakia 1983
Austrian Association for Gymnastics  Austria 1984
Finnish Gymnastics Federation  Finland 1984
Hungarian Gymnastics Federation  Hungary 1984
 East Germany 1985
Bulgarian Gymnastic Federation  Bulgaria 1985
Polish Gymnastic Association  Poland 1986
Cyprus Gymnastics Federation  Cyprus 1986
Hellenic Gymnastics Federation  Greece 1986
Gymnastics Ireland  Ireland 1986
Iceland Gymnastics Federation  Iceland 1986
 Soviet Union 1986
Romanian Gymnastics Federation  Romania 1987
 Yugoslavia 1987
Andorran Gymnastics Federation  Andorra 1989
Monégasque Federation of Gymnastics  Monaco 1989
Israel Gymnastics Association  Israel 1989
Belarus Gymnastics Association  Belarus 1992
Estonian Gymnastics Federation  Estonia 1992
Latvia Gymnastics Federation  Latvia 1992
Lithuanian Gymnastic Federation  Lithuania 1992
Russian Gymnastics Federation  Russia 1992
Ukrainian Gymnastics Federation  Ukraine 1992
Gymnastics Federation of Slovenia  Slovenia 1992
Croatian Gymnastics Federation  Croatia 1992
Albanian Gymnastics Federation  Albania 1993
Gymnastic Federation of Armenia  Armenia 1993
United Gymnastics Federation of Georgia  Georgia 1993
Gymnastics Federation of Slovakia  Slovakia 1993
Czech Gymnastic Federation  Czech Republic 1993
Union of Gymnastics Federations of the Republic of Moldova  Moldova 1993
 Bosnia and Herzegovina 1995
Azerbaijan Gymnastics Federation  Azerbaijan 1996
Federation of Gymnastics Sports of Macedonia  Macedonia 2002

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