What Is Gymnastics
Gymnastics is a sport in which a performer called a gymnast whose perform acrobatic feats, leaps, flips, turn, handstand, and more on different pieces of apparatus such as a balance beam, floor, rings, gymnastics bars, rope, and ribbon.
Gymnastics is an exercise demonstrating physical activity and coordination. This gymnastics exercise performs on bars, floors, balance beams, vaulting horse, rings and pommel horse etc.
Gymnastics words derived from Greek words’ gymnast means naked. Most gymnastics competition has done in the nude in Ancient Greece. First-time gymnastics officially held as the sport in 1862 through United State. In 1896 first time it was introduced in the Olympics.
This is an old sport which changed with the passage of time and first time included in the Olympics as a modern game in 1896. The earliest Olympic competition was based on all male participants and they competed on the event like parallel and high bar in addition to that rope climbing use to consider as a special event back then but nowadays it completely obsolete.
First-time Olympic competition held in 1928.