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2017 Worlds Awarded to Montreal
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The 2017 World Championships have been provisionally awarded to Montreal, the International Gymnastics Federation announced Wednesday during its Executive Committee meeting in Tashkent.

Montreal played host to the 1976 Olympic Games as well as the 1985 World Gymnastics Championships.

“We’re thrilled to bring back the world championships to Canada,” said Gymnastics Canada's Jean-Paul Caron, a member of the committee that traveled to Tashkent to represent Montreal's bid. “It’s a great opportunity to showcase Canada’s and Montreal’s ability to stage one of the world’s major sports event, and it will give a great boost to all of our athletes and competitive programs.”

The city is expected to be confirmed as host following an official visit from the FIG.

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