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About the IRV

The IRV (International Wheel Gymnastics Federation)
is the international representative body for the sport of wheel gymnastics.

The IRV organises the World Championships, Team World Cup, coaching courses, judging courses, training and youth camps. It is also responsible for the international Code of Points and certification of international judges and coaches. The IRV is based in Switzerland and has an executive board and technical commission comprising nine representatives from different countries who work on a voluntary basis to pave the way forward for the federation.

There are three competitive disciplines within regular wheel gymnastics: straight-line, spiral and vault. Another form of wheel gymnastics, the Cyr wheel, was added to the IRV’s competitive programme in 2013. The Cyr wheel (a wheel with only one rim and no handles), with its alternative and innovative moves, provides an added dimension to the fascination of wheel gymnastics.

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IRV Mission Statement




We as federation expect from all athletes, coaches, judges and other delegation members to act according to these principles.

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IRV Membership Pass

The IRV Membership Pass opens up the access to official IRV World Championships for delegations


  • up to 3 gymnasts at IRV events


  • full contingent


  • full contingent


  • full contingent

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Executive Board

The IRV Executive Board is responsible for the operative leadership of the IRV. It carries out IRV business in line with the Mission Statement and the decisions of the General Assembly.

Henning Henningsen
Henning HenningsenPresident
Maria Sollohub
Maria SollohubVice-President
Tegi Klar-Thommen
Tegi Klar-ThommenVice-President
Sabine Krumm
Sabine KrummVice-President
Günter Fischer
Günter FischerVice-President


General Assembly

The IRV General Assembly is the highest organ of the IRV and is responsible for determining the strategy of the federation. Regularly, every two years delegates from IRV member federations meet prior to IRV World Championships and decide about the future structures of the IRV. 

2020 General Assembly

2020, July 12 - 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM CEST

2022 General Assembly

May 24 - 8:00 PM - 9:30 PM CEST

2024 General Assembly

2024, January 1 - 2024, December 31