It will be in 2023 exactly ten years ago that Antwerp world CHAMPIONSHIPS artistic gymnastics should organize. In 2001 Gent host city. Also, in 1903, found the wereldtitelstrijd, when the first edition, taking place in the City. Last year, Antwerp was the setting for the world CHAMPIONSHIPS acrobatic gymnastics.
"proud to save Gymfed, the Flemish government and the City of Antwerp, 10 years after the last edition of the hands again in each other for an unforgettable topsportevenement," says Gymnastiekfederatie Flanders. "This preolympisch world cup is the most important and largest gymnastiekcompetitie in 2023. In addition to the world titles aim to be the best seniorgymnasten in the ladies and gentlemen in Antwerp also on the latest teamtickets for the Olympic Games in 2024 in Paris take place.” There will be at the world cup, some 500 athletes from more than 80 countries.
Flemish minister of Sport Philippe Muyters responded positively to the designation of Antwerp as host city. "Gymnastics is with nearly 130,000 members, is a very popular sport in Flanders in which we topsportvlak currently do very well. We have enormously invested, among other things, in the new topsporthal in Gent and are also particularly proud that we, together with the Gymfed and the City of Antwerp, the world cup in 2023 to Flanders to pick up and so is our Flemish athletes the chance to shine for the hometown audience."
Flemish minister for Tourism Ben Weyts adds. "The Flemish Government wants to do more events with international influence allow them to continue in Flanders. We are especially pleased that we beside the World Choir Games and the Flanders Food Week in 2020 and the world cup cyclo-cross and road world championships on the road in 2021 is now also the world Artistic Gymnastics Championships in 2023 welcome. So we can Flanders still more in the showcase for an international audience."