Gymnastics World Championships

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Gymnastics World Championships refers to a number of different World Championships for each of the disciplines in competitive gymnastics. The International Gymnastics Federation (FIG) organizes World Championships for six disciplines: acrobatic gymnastics, aerobic gymnastics, artistic gymnastics, parkour, rhythmic gymnastics, as well as trampoline and tumbling. The International Federation of Aesthetic Group Gymnastics (IFAGG) organizes World Championships for the sport of aesthetic group gymnastics.

List of championshipsEdit

Number Discipline Competition First held Current frequency Most gold medals
Organizer : FIG
1 Artistic gymnastics Artistic Gymnastics World Championships 1903 Annually
Except when the Summer Olympics are held
  Soviet Union
2 Rhythmic gymnastics Rhythmic Gymnastics World Championships 1963 Annually
Except when the Summer Olympics are held
  Russia
3 Trampoline and Tumbling gymnastics Trampoline and Tumbling Gymnastics World Championships 1964 Annually
Except when the Summer Olympics are held
  Russia
4 Acrobatic gymnastics Acrobatic Gymnastics World Championships 1974 Even years   Soviet Union
5 Aerobic gymnastics Aerobic Gymnastics World Championships 1995 Even years   Romania
6 Parkour Parkour World Championships 2020 Even years Future event
Organizer : IFAGG
7 Aesthetic group gymnastics World Aesthetic Group Gymnastics Championships 2000 Annually   Finland

FIGEdit

Artistic Gymnastics World ChampionshipsEdit

Year Edition Host city Country Events
(male/female)
First in the Medal Table
1903 1 Antwerp   Belgium 6 / 0   France
1905 2 Bordeaux   France 5 / 0   France
1907 3 Prague   Austria-Hungary 5 / 0   Bohemia
1909 4 Luxembourg   Luxembourg 5 / 0   France
1911 5 Turin   Italy 6 / 0   Bohemia
1913 6 Paris   France 6 / 0   Italy
1922 7 Ljubljana   Yugoslavia 6 / 0   Yugoslavia
1926 8 Lyon   France 6 / 0   Czechoslovakia
1930 9 Luxembourg   Luxembourg 7 / 0   Yugoslavia
1934 10 Budapest   Hungary 8 / 2    Switzerland
1938 11 Prague   Czechoslovakia 8 / 6   Czechoslovakia
1950 12 Basel    Switzerland 8 / 6    Switzerland
1954 13 Rome   Italy 8 / 6   Soviet Union
1958 14 Moscow   Soviet Union 8 / 6   Soviet Union
1962 15 Prague   Czechoslovakia 8 / 6   Soviet Union
1966 16 Dortmund   West Germany 8 / 6   Soviet Union
1970 17 Ljubljana   SFR Yugoslavia 8 / 6   Japan
1974 18 Varna   Bulgaria 8 / 6   Soviet Union
1978 19 Strasbourg   France 8 / 6   Soviet Union
1979 20 Fort Worth   United States 8 / 6   Soviet Union
1981 21 Moscow   Soviet Union 8 / 6   Soviet Union
1983 22 Budapest   Hungary 8 / 6   Soviet Union
1985 23 Montreal   Canada 8 / 6   Soviet Union
1987 24 Rotterdam   Netherlands 8 / 6   Soviet Union
1989 25 Stuttgart   West Germany 8 / 6   Soviet Union
1991 26 Indianapolis   United States 8 / 6   Soviet Union
1992 27 Paris   France 6 / 4   CIS
1993 28 Birmingham   Great Britain 7 / 5   Belarus
1994 29 Brisbane   Australia 7 / 5   Belarus
1994 30 Dortmund   Germany 1 / 1   China
  Romania
1995 31 Sabae   Japan 8 / 6   China
1996 32 San Juan   Puerto Rico 6 / 4   Russia
1997 33 Lausanne    Switzerland 8 / 6   Romania
1999 34 Tianjin   China 8 / 6   Russia
2001 35 Ghent   Belgium 8 / 6   Romania
2002 36 Debrecen   Hungary 6 / 4   Romania
2003 37 Anaheim   United States 8 / 6   China
2005 38 Melbourne   Australia 7 / 5   United States
2006 39 Aarhus   Denmark 8 / 6   China
2007 40 Stuttgart   Germany 8 / 6   China
2009 41 London   Great Britain 7 / 5   China
2010 42 Rotterdam   Netherlands 8 / 6   China
2011 43 Tokyo   Japan 8 / 6   China
2013 44 Antwerp   Belgium 7 / 5   Japan
2014 45 Nanning   China 8 / 6   United States
2015 46 Glasgow   Great Britain 8 / 6   United States
2017 47 Montreal   Canada 7 / 5   China
2018 48 Doha   Qatar 8 / 6   United States
2019 49 Stuttgart   Germany 8 / 6   United States
2021 50 Copenhagen   Denmark 7 / 5 Future event
2022 51 Liverpool   Great Britain 8 / 6 Future event
2023 52 Antwerp   Belgium 8 / 6 Future event

Rhythmic Gymnastics World ChampionshipsEdit

Year Edition Host city Country Events
(female)
First in the Medal Table
1963 1 Budapest   Hungary 3   Soviet Union
1965 2 Prague   Czechoslovakia 3   Czechoslovakia
1967 3 Copenhagen   Denmark 5   Soviet Union
1969 4 Varna   Bulgaria 6   Bulgaria
1971 5 Havana   Cuba 6   Bulgaria
1973 6 Rotterdam   Netherlands 6   Soviet Union
1975 7 Madrid   Spain 6   West Germany
1977 8 Basel    Switzerland 6   Soviet Union
1979 9 London   Great Britain 6   Soviet Union
1981 10 Munich   West Germany 6   Bulgaria
1983 11 Strasbourg   France 6   Bulgaria
1985 12 Valladolid   Spain 6   Bulgaria
1987 13 Varna   Bulgaria 8   Bulgaria
1989 14 Sarajevo   Yugoslavia 9   Soviet Union
1991 15 Athens   Greece 9   Soviet Union
1992 16 Brussels   Belgium 8   Russia
1993 17 Alicante   Spain 7   Bulgaria
1994 18 Paris   France 8   Ukraine
1995 19 Vienna   Austria 9   Bulgaria
1996 20 Budapest   Hungary 7   Ukraine
1997 21 Berlin   Germany 6   Ukraine
1998 22 Sevilla   Spain 3   Belarus
1999 23 Osaka   Japan 9   Russia
2001 24 Madrid   Spain 6   Ukraine
2002 25 New Orleans   United States 3   Russia
2003 26 Budapest   Hungary 9   Russia
2005 27 Baku   Azerbaijan 9   Russia
2007 28 Patras   Greece 9   Russia
2009 29 Mie   Japan 9   Russia
2010 30 Moscow   Russia 9   Russia
2011 31 Montpellier   France 9   Russia
2013 32 Kiev   Ukraine 8   Russia
2014 33 İzmir   Turkey 9   Russia
2015 34 Stuttgart   Germany 9   Russia
2017 35 Pesaro   Italy 8   Russia
2018 36 Sofia   Bulgaria 9   Russia
2019 37 Baku   Azerbaijan 9   Russia
2022 38 Sofia   Bulgaria 9 Future event
2023 39 Valencia   Spain 9 Future event

Trampoline and Tumbling Gymnastics World ChampionshipsEdit

Year Edition Host city Country Events
(male/female/mixed)
First in the Medal Table
1964 1 London   Great Britain 1 / 1 / 0   United States
1965 2 London   Great Britain 2 / 2 / 1   United States
1966 3 Lafayette   United States 3 / 3 / 0   United States
1967 4 London   Great Britain 2 / 2 / 0   United States
1968 5 Amersfoort   Netherlands 2 / 2 / 0   United States
1970 6 Bern    Switzerland 2 / 2 / 0   United States
1972 7 Stuttgart   West Germany 2 / 2 / 0   United States
1974 8 Johannesburg   South Africa 2 / 2 / 0   United States
1976 9 Tulsa   United States 4 / 4 / 0   United States
1978 10 Newcastle   Australia 4 / 4 / 0   United States
1980 11 Brig    Switzerland 4 / 4 / 0   United States
1982 12 Bozeman   United States 7 / 7 / 0   United States
1984 13 Osaka   Japan 7 / 7 / 0   United States
1986 14 Paris   France 7 / 7 / 0   Soviet Union
1988 15 Birmingham   United States 7 / 7 / 0   Soviet Union
1990 16 Essen   West Germany 7 / 7 / 0   Soviet Union
1992 17 Auckland   New Zealand 7 / 7 / 0   CIS
1994 18 Porto   Portugal 7 / 7 / 0   Russia
1996 19 Vancouver   Canada 7 / 7 / 0   United States
1998 20 Sydney   Australia 7 / 7 / 0   Russia
1999 21 Sun City   South Africa 7 / 7 / 0   Russia
2001 22 Odense   Denmark 7 / 7 / 0   Russia
2003 23 Hannover   Germany 7 / 7 / 0   Russia
2005 24 Eindhoven   Netherlands 7 / 7 / 0   Russia
2007 25 Quebec   Canada 7 / 7 / 0   Russia
2009 26 Saint Petersburg   Russia 7 / 7 / 0   China
2010 27 Metz   France 4 / 4 / 0   China
2011 28 Birmingham   Great Britain 7 / 7 / 0   China
2013 29 Sofia   Bulgaria 7 / 7 / 0   China
2014 30 Daytona Beach   United States 4 / 4 / 0   China
2015 31 Odense   Denmark 7 / 7 / 0   China
2017 32 Sofia   Bulgaria 7 / 7 / 0   China
2018 33 Saint Petersburg   Russia 4 / 4 / 1   China
2019 34 Tokyo   Japan 7 / 7 / 1   Russia
2021 35 Baku   Azerbaijan 7 / 7 / 1 Future event
2022 36 Sofia   Bulgaria 4 / 4 / 1 Future event
2023 37 Birmingham   Great Britain 7 / 7 / 1 Future event

Acrobatic Gymnastics World ChampionshipsEdit

Year Edition Host city Country Events
(male/female/mixed)
First in the Medal Table
1974 1 Moscow   Soviet Union 9 / 9 / 3   Soviet Union
1976 2 Saarbrücken   West Germany 12 / 12 / 3   Soviet Union
1978 3 Sofia   Bulgaria 9 / 9 / 3   Soviet Union
1980 4 Poznań   Poland 9 / 9 / 3   Soviet Union
1982 5 London   Great Britain 9 / 9 / 3   Soviet Union
1984 6 Sofia   Bulgaria 9 / 9 / 3   Soviet Union
1986 7 Rennes   France 9 / 9 / 3   Soviet Union
1988 8 Antwerp   Belgium 9 / 9 / 3   Bulgaria
1990 9 Augsburg   West Germany 9 / 9 / 3   Soviet Union
1992 10 Rennes   France 9 / 9 / 3   Russia
1994 11 Beijing   China 9 / 9 / 3   China
1995 12 Wrocław   Poland 9 / 9 / 3   Russia
1996 13 Riesa   Germany 9 / 9 / 3   China
1997 14 Manchester   Great Britain 9 / 9 / 3   Russia
1998 15 Minsk   Belarus 9 / 9 / 3   Russia
1999 16 Ghent   Belgium 6 / 6 / 3   Russia
2000 17 Wrocław   Poland 6 / 6 / 3   Russia
2002 18 Riesa   Germany 2 / 2 / 1   Russia
2004 19 Lievin   France 2 / 2 / 1   Russia
2006 20 Coimbra   Portugal 2 / 2 / 1   Russia
2008 21 Glasgow   Great Britain 2 / 2 / 1   Russia
2010 22 Wrocław   Poland 2 / 2 / 1   Great Britain
2012 23 Lake Buena Vista   United States 2 / 2 / 1   Russia
2014 24 Levallois-Perret   France 2 / 2 / 1   Russia
2016 25 Putian   China 2 / 2 / 2   Russia
2018 26 Antwerp   Belgium 2 / 2 / 2   Russia
2020 27 Geneva    Switzerland 2 / 2 / 2 Future event
2022 28 Baku   Azerbaijan 2 / 2 / 2 Future event

Aerobic Gymnastics World ChampionshipsEdit

Year Edition Host city Country Events
(male/female/mixed)
First in the Medal Table
1995 1 Paris   France 1 / 1 / 2   Brazil
1996 2 The Hague   Netherlands 1 / 1 / 2   Brazil
1997 3 Perth   Australia 1 / 1 / 2   Bulgaria
1998 4 Catania   Italy 1 / 1 / 2   Russia
1999 5 Hanover   Germany 1 / 1 / 2   South Korea
2000 6 Riesa   Germany 1 / 1 / 2   Romania
2002 7 Klaipėda   Lithuania 1 / 1 / 3   Spain
2004 8 Sofia   Bulgaria 1 / 1 / 3   Romania
2006 9 Nanjing   China 1 / 1 / 3   China
2008 10 Ulm   Germany 1 / 1 / 3   Romania
2010 11 Rodez   France 1 / 1 / 4   Romania
2012 12 Sofia   Bulgaria 1 / 1 / 6   China
2014 13 Cancun   Mexico 1 / 1 / 6   Romania
2016 14 Incheon   South Korea 1 / 1 / 6   China
2018 15 Guimarães   Portugal 1 / 1 / 6   Russia
2020 16 Baku   Azerbaijan 1 / 1 / 6 Future event

Parkour World ChampionshipsEdit

Year Edition Host city Country Events
(male/female/mixed)
First in the Medal Table
2020 1 Hiroshima   Japan 3 / 3 Future event

IFAGGEdit

World Aesthetic Group Gymnastics ChampionshipsEdit

Year Edition Host city Country Events
(female)
First in the Medal Table
2000 1 Helsinki   Finland 1   Finland
2001 2 Tallinn   Estonia 1   Estonia
2002 3 Prague   Czech Republic 1   Finland
2003 4 Graz   Austria 1   Finland
2004 5 Sofia   Bulgaria 1   Finland
2005 6 Copenhagen   Denmark 1   Russia
2006 7 Tampere   Finland 1   Finland
2007 8 Salou   Spain 1   Estonia
2008 9 Toronto   Canada 1   Finland
2009 10 Moscow   Russia 1   Finland
2010 11 Varna   Bulgaria 1   Finland
2011 12 Tartu   Estonia 1   Russia
2012 13 Cartagena   Spain 1   Russia
2013 14 Lahti   Finland 1   Russia
2014 15 Moscow   Russia 1   Russia
2015 16 Tórshavn   Denmark 1   Finland
2016 17 Brno   Czech Republic 1   Russia
2017 18 Helsinki   Finland 1   Finland
2018 19 Budapest   Hungary 1   Russia
2019 20 Cartagena   Spain 1   Russia
2020 21 Sofia   Bulgaria 1 Future event
2021 22 Jesolo   Italy 1 Future event

All-time medal table (FIG disciplines)Edit

Last updated on December 1, 2019. Next championships: 2020 Parkour World Championships, April 3-5, 2020.

Acrobatic Aerobic Artistic Rhythmic Trampoline Combined
Rk. Nation                                     Total
1   Russia
  Soviet Union (1954–1991)
  CIS (1992)
105
146
0
53
51
0
25
10
0
9
0
0
6
0
0
12
0
0
36
111
5
43
86
3
36
59
5
113
50
0
57
43
0
35
27
0
72
25
4
41
13
1
42
9
1
676 397 261 1,334
2   China 76 68 73 12 12 9 82 54 44 0 1 2 52 29 9 222 164 137 523
3   Bulgaria 57 80 79 2 4 1 5 6 13 67 56 52 1 2 2 132 148 147 427
4   United States 2 8 22 0 0 0 58 47 39 0 0 0 70 65 49 130 120 110 360
5   Japan 0 0 0 6 2 0 48 50 67 2 5 4 9 7 9 65 64 80 209
6   Romania 0 0 0 17 18 20 48 45 42 0 0 1 0 0 0 65 63 63 191
7   Ukraine 23 33 41 0 0 1 7 12 16 25 28 38 7 12 12 62 85 108 255
8   Germany (and West Germany)
  East Germany (1950–1990)
6
0
1
0
21
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
8
17
14
13
17
29
5
0
5
1
0
3
19
0
32
0
35
0
55 66 105 226
9   France 3 5 3 5 14 11 25 30 25 0 0 2 19 23 27 52 72 68 192
10   Czech Republic
  Bohemia (1907–1913)
  Czechoslovakia (1922–1992)
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
10
34
0
8
29
0
10
20
0
0
4
0
0
5
0
0
8
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
48 42 38 128
11   Great Britain
  England (1964-1965)
  Wales (1965)
  Scotland (1982)
13
0
0
0
16
0
0
0
28
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
7
0
0
0
11
0
0
0
9
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
19
0
0
0
33
2
0
1
28
3
1
0
39 63 69 171
12   Belarus 3 11 22 0 0 0 14 7 11 9 26 37 9 21 19 35 65 89 189
13   Italy 0 0 0 2 4 1 14 10 28 9 17 9 0 0 0 25 31 38 94
14   Poland 15 48 69 0 0 0 5 2 9 0 0 0 1 5 12 21 55 90 166
15    Switzerland 0 0 0 0 0 0 19 16 15 0 0 0 2 4 5 21 20 20 61
16   Spain 0 0 0 11 1 2 3 3 2 7 11 18 0 2 2 21 17 24 62
17   Canada 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 6 5 0 0 0 17 26 33 17 32 38 87
18   Australia 0 1 0 1 2 2 2 4 4 0 0 0 14 16 20 17 23 26 66
19   Serbia
  Austria-Hungary (1909–1913)
  Yugoslavia (1922–1938)
  Yugoslavia (1950–1992)
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
1
0
0
0
5
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
13
4
0
1
10
1
0
1
6
2
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
17 13 14 44
Acrobatic Aerobic Artistic Rhythmic Trampoline Combined
Rk. Nation                                     Total
20   Brazil 0 0 0 9 3 3 5 5 4 0 0 0 2 1 2 16 9 9 34
21   South Korea 0 0 0 7 6 6 6 2 3 0 0 1 0 0 0 13 8 10 31
22   Hungary 0 0 5 1 3 4 11 15 8 0 0 1 0 0 0 12 18 18 48
23   Portugal 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 11 8 11 11 8 11 30
24   Greece 0 0 0 0 0 0 7 2 2 3 1 2 0 0 0 10 3 4 17
25   North Korea 0 2 1 0 0 0 8 3 3 1 2 4 0 0 0 9 7 8 24
26   New Zealand 0 0 0 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 7 5 1 8 5 3 16
27   Netherlands 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 8 3 0 0 0 1 2 3 6 10 6 22
28   Sweden 0 0 0 0 0 2 3 1 2 0 0 0 2 1 2 5 2 6 13
29   Belgium 2 4 4 0 0 0 2 4 5 0 0 0 0 2 3 4 10 12 26
30   South Africa 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 8 17 3 9 17 29
31   Slovenia 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 4 0 7
32   Finland 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 5 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 5 1 8
33   Austria 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 2 5
34   Israel 1 2 1 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 7 7 0 0 0 1 11 10 22
35   Uzbekistan 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 2 4 7
36   Croatia 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 1 4
  Kazakhstan 0 2 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 1 4
38   Mexico 0 0 0 1 0 2 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 4 6
Acrobatic Aerobic Artistic Rhythmic Trampoline Combined
Rk. Nation                                     Total
39   Turkey 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 2
40   Luxembourg 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 4 5
41   Philippines 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 2
42   Azerbaijan 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 7 0 0 0 0 2 10 12
43   Cuba 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 3 5
  Denmark 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 3 0 2 3 5
45   Chinese Taipei 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 3
  Latvia 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 3
47   Lithuania 0 1 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 3 4
48   Argentina 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 1 2
49   Mongolia 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2
50   Armenia 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
  Chile 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
  Iceland 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
  Ireland 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
  Puerto Rico 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
  Slovakia 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1
  Vietnam 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
Unattached athlete(1) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
Notes
(1) At the 1993 World Artistic Gymnastics Championships, Valery Belenky earned a bronze medal competing as an unattached (UNA) athlete. Later, official documents from the International Gymnastics Federation credit his medal as a medal for Germany.

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