Media information

Application for media accreditations and further information can be found on the website of the FIG: Fédération Internationale de Gymnastique (

By applying for accreditation, media accreditation applicants accept and agree to follow the conditions described in the Media Rules throughout the event.

In case of violation of any of the conditions in the Media Rules or failure to comply with instructions given on site, the FIG reserves the right to revoke the accreditation, with or without prior warning, and refuse accreditation for future FIG events.

Media accreditation process

Media accreditation applications for FIG events under Appendix A of the Media Rules must be completed and submitted online by the specified deadlines. We’ll keep you up to date on the deadline.

Accepted media representative 

Individuals may receive media credentials for FIG events provided they belong to one of the following groups:

  • Professional full-time employees of a media outlet that has the business of news gathering as its primary source of revenue.  
  • Freelance photographers or writers providing an assignment letter on company letterhead that details the actual assignment from the assigning editor.  
  • Editors or photographers of websites and blogs that are reporting for news purposes and fulfil certain criteria. 
  • Representatives of FIG affiliated or associated national federations or continental unions acting as media for their press and communication activities and / or press attachés. 
  • Rights-holding broadcasters. 
  • Approved non-rights holders.

Not accepted 

  • Those who sell photos or images.  
  •  Those involved in commercial ventures, sponsor representatives or agents.  
  • Personal page publishers, discussion boards/chat rooms, subscription-based sites and Gymnastics clubs sites.  
  • Double accreditation requests (i.e. press and delegation member).  
  • Any person who has a prior violation of any FIG Rules and Regulations and/or disregarded instructions given by FIG officials at events. 

Media quota per organisation

  • Written Press (newspaper, magazine, news websites, agencies and national federations): max. two (2) professionals per organisation; 
  • Photographer: max. one (1) professional per organisation (including national federations and with the exception of agencies); 
  • Gymnastics websites and blogs: max. one (1) EE and one (1) EEP per organisation;  
  • Radio: max. two (2) professionals per organisation;  
  • Broadcaster (non rights holder ENR): max. three (3) professionals per organization