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Team World Cup:
Gold Medal for Switzerland

Apr 23, 2017

For the first time the Swiss Team have won the Team World Cup competition. Cheyenne Rechsteiner, Sabine Krumm, Edwina Huber and Matthias Reich used their Joker in Salzburg at the right time and achieved 24 points. Team Germany won the silver medal with 18 points with only small distance to the Austrian Team (16 points) on place 3. The japanese Team became 4th.

  1. Switzerland - 24 points
  2. Germany - 18 points
  3. Austria - 16 points
  4. Japan - 15 points
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InsideWheel Project:
Zimmermann supports InsideWheel

Apr 15, 2017

Zimmermann Rhönradbau has extended its long-existing partnership with the IRV. They will support the InsideWheel project, which was initiated by the IRV Executive Board to improve the access to information and knowledge around the sport of Wheel Gymnastics. "We are happy about the partnership with Zimmermann. It is a win-win-situation for both of us" said IRV President Henning Henningsen. Zimmermann is a wheel manufacturer based in Taunusstein, Germany.

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IRV Report 2016:
Review of IRV activities 2016

March 5, 2017

Report by IRV President Henning Henningsen:
"It is already 2017 and the Team World Cup in Salzburg (Austria) on 22 April 2017 is just around the corner. Ticket sales have started and we are looking forward to a world-class sporting event and a wonderful day in Salzburg. Before we get that far, however, I would like to look at our activities in 2016..."

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World Championships 2018

May 6 - 13, 2018

Magglingen, Switzerland

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IRV World Championships 2018

Magglingen, Switzerland | 6 - 13 May 2018

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IRV Team World Cup 2017

Salzburg, Austria | 22 April 2017

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IRV World Championships 2016

Cincinnati, USA | 19 - 26 June 2016

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Athletes' Commission:
initiative to achieve closer co-operation

7 November 2016

Under the heading “We are stronger together” the IRV has embarked on an initiative to achieve closer co-operation with athletes, coaches, judges and officials. The aim is to strengthen the wheel gymnastics community und increase communication between the member federations and the IRV. 

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Agenda 2020:
The Future of International Wheel Gymnastics

24 June 2016

The IRV has spent the last year preparing a long-term strategic plan for the future of wheel gymnastics. A new mission statement incorporates six principles that will provide the foundation for this work. The plans for 2020 and beyond include changes to the current competition format, the establishment of a “community and knowledge” platform to offer sustainable support to international development activities, as well as increased co-operation with other sports federations. The IRV also highlights the importance of including the community of member federations, athletes, coaches and judges in the realisation of its strategic visions.

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Inside Wheel

Discover the Community & Knowledge Platform for the sport of Wheel Gymnastics

InsideWheel is a community & knowledge platform for the sport of Wheel Gymnastics. Initiated by the IRV, the online portal offers knowledge and information for all disciplines in Wheel Gymnastics.

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About the IRV

The IRV (International Wheel Gymnastics Federation)
is the international representative body for the sport of wheel gymnastics.

The IRV organises the World Championships, Team World Cup, coaching courses, judging courses, training and youth camps. It is also responsible for the international Code of Points and certification of international judges and coaches. The IRV is based in Switzerland and has an executive board and technical commission comprising nine representatives from different countries who work on a voluntary basis to pave the way forward for the federation.

There are three competitive disciplines within regular wheel gymnastics: straight-line, spiral and vault. Another form of wheel gymnastics, the Cyr wheel, was added to the IRV’s competitive programme in 2013. The Cyr wheel (a wheel with only one rim and no handles), with its alternative and innovative moves, provides an added dimension to the fascination of wheel gymnastics.

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