An Overview of Gymnastics at the RIO Olympics 2016

Gymnastics, this traditional sport has been in the Olympics since Athens 1896. The aim of the sports is mingling strength, stability, flexibility and elegance. Gymnasts drive themselves to their physical restrictions using a range of apparatus. Competition is held in a team, all-around individual and individual events.

Qualification for gymnastics at the 2016 Summer Olympics is based on the performances of the three gymnastics challenges as artistic, rhythmic, and trampoline. There are seven types of gymnastics, though most of the people imagine only two types of Gymnastics as women performing flips on the 4-inch-wide beam, and men performing unbelievable feats of potency on the still rings.

Women’s gymnastics has the most participants and is commonly the most popular types of gymnastics. Gymnasts compete on four apparatus, including vault, balance beam, uneven bars, and floor exercise in women’s gymnastics.

On the other hand, Men’s Gymnastics is the oldest form of gymnastics and the second most popular types of gymnastics in the United States. Gymnasts compete on six apparatus, including vault, still rings, pommel horse, parallel bars, high bar and floor exercise in men’s gymnastics.
You should watch these competitions of strength and acrobatic skills on display across a full week that can promote your thoughts about the capacity of the human body.


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