AGU holds its Executive Committee meeting

05 Sep 2011

AGU holds its Executive Committee meeting

The Executive Committee of the Asian Gymnastics Union held its meeting in Tashkent on 5 September, 2011. The meeting attended my representatives of gymnastics federations of 11 countries discussed the further development of gymnastics in the Asian continent as well as prospects for mutual cooperation between the federations of member states.

The meeting also decided the venues for various AGU-backed events, such as joint training events as well as seminars for coaches and judges. The AGU President Rahman Al-Shathri praised work being done by the Gymnastics Federation of Uzbekistan and expressed gratitude for its contribution to the development of gymnastics in Asia.

The Honorary President of the Asian Gymnastics Union, the President of the Gymnastics Federation of Uzbekistan, Lola Karimova-Tillyaeva, in her speech, outlined the main strategy of national federations as part of their activities in the AGU, and also noted that the promotion of gymnastics among a younger generation should be the priority focus in developing domestic programmes on gymnastics.

Tashkent will host the General Assembly of the Asian Gymnastics Union in September 2012.