Gymnastics News

Team Ireland set for Artistic World Championships

October 1, 2013
Source: The World Artistic Gymnastics Championships kicked off in Antwerp today, Monday, where Team Ireland join the cream of international gymnastics on the biggest stage. The six-strong Irish squad have been working hard in the build-up to the competition, with both WAG (Salto) and MAG (Lowestoft) gymnasts being put through their paces at pre-camps […]

EYOF2013 Gymnastics Team - Ireland

July 16, 2013
Jack Neill & Daniel Fox met with Pat Hickey - President of OCI last night at the Gymnastics stadium.   They were accompanied by family members, and coaches.                                              

Behan's journey ends

July 28, 2012
Ireland's Kieran Behan has scored 13.966 in his favoured floor event at the London Games. Coming into the event Behan was tipped to score highly in his heat and advance to the finals. However, two stumbles on his final two landings damaged his score significantly, dropping him to 16th out of 21 overall. With only […]

Kieran Behan interview

March 12, 2012
Gymnast Kieran Behan, was interviewed by RTE News Paul O’Flynn whilst training at the Gymnastics Ireland High Performance Team Camp in February. Interview and training took place in City of Lisburn Gymnastics Centre, Salto Gymnastics Club.  

Gymnast Kieran Behan

January 25, 2012
Brave Gymnast Kieran Behan receives €20,000 boost from Olympic Council   Ireland’s latest Olympic team member, 22 year old Kieran Behan, today received a cheque for €20,000 from Pat Hickey, President of the Olympic Council of Ireland to help him in his preparations for the London Games. Told by doctors that he could never walk […]

Gymnastics rebrand

November 4, 2011
Stephen Martin, Chief Executive Olympic Council of Ireland attended the re-launch of Gymnastics Ireland. Martin was joined by fellow Olympic Medallist,John Treacy, ISC Chief Executive and current Gymnastic star Loius Smith to help promote the sport and Gymnastics Ireland's brand transformation that included the launch of a new webstie, , Facebook Page (Gymnastics Ireland) and Twitter […]

Introduction to Gymnastics

January 1, 2010
Gymnastics is one of the oldest Olympic sports. It has always been a part of the ancient, as well as the modern Olympic Games. The term “gymnastics” derives from the Greek word “gymnos”, meaning naked. This is also the root of the word “gymnasium”, which was a training area where athletes gathered to exercise, compete in sports and receive training in philosophy, music and literature. For contact details of Irish Gymnastics Ltd please click on Full story



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