World Gym For Life Challenge Only Two Weeks Away The second Federation Internationale de Gymnastique (FIG) World Gym for Life Challenge kicks off in Cape Town next week, running from 10 – 14 July 2013. Enthusiasm and excitement are building up, with the City of Cape Town set to welcome approximately 1 200 gymnasts from over 20 international countries. The largest international contingent will be from Switzerland, comprising over 200 gymnasts. The City of Cape Town will host a media briefing today, 4 July 2013 during which Executive Mayor, Alderman Patricia de Lille, will outline the details of the tournament. Date: Thursday 4 July 2013 Time: 11:00 Venue: MyCiTi Civic Centre station, Hertzog Boulevard, Cape Town The programme schedule for the tournament is as follows: 11 and 12 July: Group contest days from 10:00 – 17:00 Groups compete for bronze, silver and gold positions allocated for their group performance. 11 July: City performances from 13:30 – 16:30 International and local groups will perform at key city centres, i.e. Golden Acre Centre; Central Train Station; and Civic Centre. 11 July: South African evening at 19:00 Entertainment will be provided by South African entertainers, gymnasts and the Gym for Life Community Legacy Project members. 12 July: Community show performances from 09:00 – 18:00 International groups will visit community centres in Cape Town to perform for members of the Community Legacy Project and also provide workshops. 13 July: Workshops (morning session) Various workshops will be provided at the Cape Town International Convention Centre for participants and coaches. 13 July: Gala evening at 19:00 Gold medallists will participate in a gala evening. The World Gym for Life Champion will be crowned by FIG President, Professor Bruno Grandhi. Leave a Reply Cancel ReplyYou must be logged in to post a comment.