39th FIG Rhythmic Gymnastics World Championships
SOFIA (BUL)
September 14 - 18, 2022

Competition format

The competition will be conducted according to the 2022 FIG TR, Section 3 for RG, Reg. 5.

 

Individual competitions

– Qualifications

– Individual All-Around Final

– Apparatus Finals

 

Group competitions

– Qualifications and All-Around Ranking

– Final for the Exercise using one type of apparatus

– Final for the Exercise using two types of apparatus.

 

Combined team ranking (Individual and Group)

 

Right of Participation

Federations are entitled to participate with either 2 to 3 Individual gymnasts or with 1 Individual gymnast, as well as with one Group.

 

Federations with 2-3 Individual gymnasts and one Group will participate in the Team Ranking.

 

Individuals

 

Qualification:

National Federations (NF) have the right to choose the number of exercises to be performed per gymnast according to the following requirements:

 

NFs participating with 2-3 Individuals:

- minimum 1 and maximum 4 routines per gymnast

- maximum 2 routines per apparatus per NF

- total of 8 routines per NF

 

NFs participating with 1 Individual:

- maximum 1 routine per apparatus per gymnast

- total of 3 or 4 routines per gymnast

 

The scores obtained in the Qualification are not carried forward to Finals.

 

The results obtained in the Qualification determine:

– the qualification for the All-Around Final made by adding the 3 best scores obtained in the Qualification

– the qualification for the Apparatus Finals

– the ranking of the All-Around competitors ranked from the 19th to the last place

– the ranking of the competitors ranked from the 9th to the last place on each individual apparatus

 

All-Around Final

 

The 18 best gymnasts from Qualifications participate in the All-Around Final (max. 2 per NF). The programme consists of 4 exercises with the four prescribed apparatus and the ranking is made by adding the 4 scores obtained with the four apparatus.

 

Group B (gymnasts ranked 10-18 from the Qualification) start the All-Around Final competition, followed by Group A (gymnasts ranked 1-9 from the Qualification).

 

Apparatus Finals

The 8 best gymnasts from Qualifications on each of the 4 apparatus can participate (max. 2 gymnasts per NF).

The ranking is established according to the results obtained in each Final.

 

Groups

 

All-Around competition and qualifications for Finals

Each Group shall present 1 routine using 5 Hoops and 1 routine using 3 Ribbons + 2 Balls.

The All-Around Ranking is established by adding the 2 results of the Qualification.

 

Apparatus Finals

The 8 best Groups from Qualifications on each of the 2 apparatus Final can participate. The ranking is established according to the results obtained in each Final.

 

Team Ranking

NFs with 2-3 Individuals and a Group will be part of the Team Ranking.

Federations participating in the Team ranking must perform a total of 8 Individual routines (2 of each apparatus) + 2 Group routines. The Team Ranking is established by adding the 8 scores of the Individual Qualifications and the 2 scores of the Group All-Around competition.