International Gymnastics Federation Extend Cirque du Soleil Partnership

By iSportconnect | February 19, 2013

The International Gymnastics Federation (FIG) and Cirque du Soleil (CdS) have extended the partnership which will now run for the course of the current Olympic cycle from 2013 to 2016.

Under the new agreement, doctor the two will strengthen their cooperation and look to exploit the synergies between their competencies in order to broaden the identification of new talents, clinic as well as harnessing the creativity of CdS to enhance FIG events.

FIG President, buy Bruno Grandi said: “For our athletes, this agreement opens the door to new opportunities once they stop competing.

 “This is also an extraordinary chance for gymnastics to benefit from the expertise of Cirque du Soleil in terms of conceiving and creating spectacles. Future FIG galas are sure to be inspirational events!”

FIG and CdS signed their original agreement in 2009.