Artistic Gymnast Joins New Zealand Olympic Team

Anna RobertsonMedia Release

Women’s artistic gymnast Georgia-Rose Brown has been named to the New Zealand Team for Paris 2024. The 29-year-old earned her Paris spot by topping the rankings at the 2024 apparatus World Cup series on the uneven bars. While the uneven bars are her primary event, she will compete in the all around competition (vault, uneven bars, beam, and floor) at the … Read More

Media release: Gymnastics New Zealand Overhauls Competition Attire Rules

Anna RobertsonMedia Release

Competitive gymnasts in all codes in New Zealand can now wear shorts over their leotards and will no longer face penalties for issues like having a visible bra strap following an overhaul of the sport’s attire regulations. The changes are about making athletes – the majority of whom are young females – feel comfortable and safe and ensuring the sport … Read More

Media release: Gymnastics Takes Next Step Towards Positive Future as Steering Committee Wraps Up Work

Anna RobertsonMedia Release, Shaping Gymnastics

The Steering Committee tasked with implementing the recommendations of the 2021 independent review into gymnastics in New Zealand has concluded its work having helped drive significant positive change in the sport. While there remains much work to do, strong progress in vital areas such as child safeguarding and athlete voice and inclusion in decision-making were signs the sport was moving … Read More

Media release: New Zealand Gymnastics Titles Awarded in Tauranga

Anna RobertsonMedia Release

Saturday 8 July 2023 Tauranga hosted the gymnastics competitive community this week as more than 900 gymnasts put up their best performances in the quest for national titles at the 2023 New Zealand Gymnastics Championships. After months of training and qualification, the championships are a celebration of hard work and achievement, and an opportunity for athletes to showcase their skills … Read More

Media release: New Zealand’s best gymnasts flock to Tauranga.

Anna RobertsonMedia Release

Tuesday 4 July 2023 More than 900 gymnasts from around country will compete for national titles in aerobics, men’s and women’s artistic, rhythmic, and trampoline gymnastics at the 2023 New Zealand Gymnastics Championships, at Mercury Baypark, Tauranga this week (5-8 July). “The championships are the highlight on the calendar for so many gymnasts, and a chance to support each other … Read More

Media Release: Gymnastics NZ appoints new CEO

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Media Release: Gymnastics New Zealand appoints Andrea Nelson as new Chief Executive January 12, 2023 Gymnastics New Zealand (Gymnastics NZ) is delighted to announce the appointment of Andrea Nelson as its new Chief Executive, effective 23 January 2023. Nelson has extensive sports leadership experience and was most recently the Chief Executive of the ICC Women’s Cricket World Cup where she … Read More

Media release: Two Gold Medals for New Zealand at Trampoline World Championships

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Kiwi trampolinists Bronwyn Dibb (Ice Trampoline and Gymnastics North Canterbury) and Dylan Schmidt (Icon Trampoline, Auckland) have each earned world champion titles at the 2022 Trampoline Gymnastics World Championships held in Sofia, Bulgaria, this weekend. Dibb took out the women’s double mini trampoline title Saturday morning NZT ahead of USA and Australia, just four months after winning silver at the … Read More

Sofia solidifies its status as a world hub of Trampoline Gymnastics

GNZ AdminInternational, Media Release, Trampoline

An aerial showdown starring the world’s best in Trampoline Gymnastics begins 16 November in Sofia (BUL), as Olympic stars and exciting new challengers from across the world gather in one place to discover who will become the new World champions in 15 different categories.Held inside the state-of-the-art Arena Sofia, the 36th Trampoline Gymnastics World Championships from 16-19 November unites the … Read More

Press Release – FIG World Championships (Liverpool 2022)

GNZ AdminInternational, Media Release, Men's artistic gymnastics, Women's artistic gymnastics

‘A World Gymnastics Championships to remember’ awaits in Liverpool LAUSANNE (SUI), FIG Office, 26 October 2022 Fourteen new World champions will be crowned and six teams will qualify to the Paris 2024 Olympic Games at the 51st Artistic Gymnastics World Championships from 29 October-6 November in Liverpool (GBR).  By scope and prestige, the World Championships is the biggest annual event … Read More

Media release: Gymnastics sees a perfect score and national champions crowned in Invercargill.

Anna RobertsonMedia Release

Four days of non-stop gymnastics have ended in Invercargill today. In aerobics, rhythmic, mens’ and women’s artistic, and trampoline gymnastics, forty-three prize givings have seen more than 1,500 medals awarded across 230-odd events within the championships. Though amongst all those medals, was only one perfect score. Men’s artistic level 4 athlete Sean Dawson representing Whanganui/Manawatu earned a perfect score of … Read More