Gymnastics is a very much popular sport in the world and more and more people are attracted towards it, especially from the Americas and from Europe, here are the Major Gymnastics Competitions of the World.
Major International Gymnastics Competitions
- Acrobatic Gymnastics World Championships: Formerly known as World Sports Acrobatics Championships. The competition is organized every alternate year.
- American Cup: A yearly gymnastic competition which is held in the USA and participated by the top gymnasts across the world. Often being alleged as biased competition towards US gymnasts.
- Artistic Gymnastics World Cup: A unique competition organized by the international regulator body for gymnastics FIG. Since 1990 it has been organized every four years.
- City of Jesolo Trophy: An annual competition held at the city of Jesolo in Italy since 2010.
- Gymnasiade: A regular international gymnastics competition only for children between the ages of 13 and 17. One of the most unique sporting events in the world.
- Rhythmic Gymnastics Grand Prix Series: A yearly competition of gymnastics for both individuals and groups and is also a popular one too. The first-ever Grand Prix series was held in Vienna in 1994 and since then it has been organized in various parts of Europe.
- Rhythmic Gymnastics World Cup: Bit similar to the Grand Prix mentioned above, but this competition is held at various places of the world. In this competition also the individuals and groups can take part.
- Special Olympics: A gymnastics competition, which is part of Special Olympics for the intellectually disabled athletes the world over.
- Summer Olympics: Gymnastics is very much part of the Summer Olympics in which gymnasts play in different categories of gymnastics to win Olympic medals.
- Trampoline World Championships: It’s a special world competition for the trampoline category of Gymnastics. It used to be played every year, but since 1970 it is now played biennially. It is a competition in which nations compete against each other.
- Universiade: Universiade is kind of the Olympics event for all the Universities around the world and gymnastics like the Olympics are certainly part of it.
- World Artistic Gymnastics Championships: One of the oldest gymnastics competitions of the world which was started in the year 1903. It has been held yearly and biennially till now.
- World Rhythmic Gymnastics Championships: A special gymnastics championships for the Rhythmic Gymnastics category.Read: Facts About Gymnastics