The Indo Pacific Championships are held every two years and feature gymnastics federations found along the Indian and Pacific oceans. The sports of trampoline, synchronized trampoline, double mini-trampoline, and tumbling will be showcased in this age group competition with categories ranging from 11-years-old to the senior categories (17+).
“This event will be the largest international trampoline gymnastics event to be held in 2020 and provides our athletes with a fantastic opportunity to compete at home while also providing great exposure for the sports of trampoline and tumbling in Canada,” said Ian Moss, CEO of Gymnastics Canada. “We’re excited to work with our accomplished local organizing committee in BC for the execution of this event that will welcome over 600 athletes, coaches, and officials from all over the world.”
“Richmond is extremely excited to once again be working with Gymnastics Canada to host the world for the upcoming 2020 Indo Pacific Trampoline and Tumbling Championship,” said Pam Lacroix, Manager, Richmond Sport Hosting. “Richmond has the proven experience of delivering world-class events and creating some of Canada’s most memorable sporting moments. We are looking forward to hosting this prestigious event in our community and showcasing to the world all that Richmond has to offer.”
Previous participating countries at this competition have included: Canada, Australia, New Zealand, Japan, China, South Africa, Namibia, Argentina, Brazil, Qatar, Mexico, and the USA. The event was last hosted by Canada in 2004 in Kelowna, BC.
ABOUT RICHMOND SPORT HOSTING
Richmond Sport Hosting hosts 70 events every year with an estimated positive economic impact of $9 million dollars per year. For more information on how to host a successful event in Richmond, please visit www.richmondsporthosting.ca.
ABOUT THE RICHMOND OLYMPIC OVAL
The Richmond Olympic Oval provides sport, health and fitness activities, skill development pathways and role-model leadership to all ages and skill levels, in turn contributing to the improved health and wellness of the community and to the international success of athletes wearing the maple leaf.
ABOUT GYMNASTICS CANADA
First established in 1969, Gymnastics Canada has been supporting the mastery of movement in Canada for five decades as the national governing body for the sport of gymnastics in Canada. We work closely with the twelve provincial federations and 700 local clubs to provide a broad range of programs and services to meet the needs of all participants. From athlete development, to coach and judge education, Gymnastics Canada sets the operating standards and practices for the sport in Canada. Our mandate is to promote and provide positive and diverse gymnastics experiences through the delivery of quality and safe gymnastics programming. Visitwww.gymcan.org for more information, or follow us @gymcan1. From here, we soar.
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