Artistic gymnastics

Artistic gymnastics
Highest governing bodyFédération Internationale de Gymnastique
Registered players1881
Characteristics
Mixed genderYes
TypeIndoor
Presence
OlympicSince the first Summer Olympics in 1896

Artistic gymnastics is a discipline of gymnastics in which athletes perform short routines on different apparatuses. The sport is governed by the Fédération Internationale de Gymnastique (FIG), which designs the Code of Points and regulates all aspects of elite international competition. Within individual countries, gymnastics is regulated by national federations like British Gymnastics and USA Gymnastics. Artistic gymnastics is a popular spectator sport at many competitions, including the Summer Olympic Games.


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