Artistic Gymnastics is regarded as one of the focus disciplines in Olympic Games. Gymnastics has been around for long in sports, Salto was recorded in the history of Ancient Egypt about two thousand years ago.
Modern Gymnastics formally originated in 18th century, which was included into the competitive event at the 1st Olympic Games in 1896. Six men’s apparatus and four women’s apparatus were recognized in the 11th Olympic Games in 1936 and the 17th Olympic Games in 1952 respectively.
Six apparatus men compete: Floor Exercise, Pommel Horse, Parallel Bars, Horizontal Bar, Still Rings and Vault
Four apparatus women compete: Vault, Uneven Bars, Balance Beam and Floor Exercise
Artistic Gymnastics contains complicated movements, gymnasts strive for perfection and self-challenge. Each apparatus can inspire gymnasts to spot their potential talents, accordingly to pursue their goal.
Artistic gymnastics is a unique and attractive sport, children and teenagers can develop their determination and balanced body development through practices. Additionally, this sport is the fusion of art and sport and people enjoys watching it a lot.