Appeal Tribunal

The functions of the Appeal Tribunal are to:

  • Hear and decide the appeals lodged by any federation, gymnast, judge, or other person directly affected by a decision of the Disciplinary Commission, the FIG Congress, or the GEF Council 

  • Hear and decide appeals against sanctions imposed during competitions (as provided for under the FIG Statutes)



  • Parvaiz Ahmad

  • Jane Bickerstaff

  • Rafael Resende De Andrade

  • Edgardo Munoz Lopez


As of 1 January 2021, all members of the Appeal Tribunal are appointed by the GEF Council. The period until 31 December 2020 marked a transitionary period during which the members of the Appeal Tribunal were those who were previously elected by the FIG Congress.