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What is Rhythmic Gymnastics?

Rhythmic gymnastics is an Olympic sport, performed by individual gymnasts or groups. Its apparatus are: rope, ribbon, clubs, hoop, ball and free hands. Scores are determined by judges. Recently, the code of points has changed. Here you can check it:



Patricia Bezzoubenko (CAN)


  • The time limit for individual exercises is 1.15’ – 1.30’. For Group exercises it is 2.15’ – 2.30’.
  • All routines are performed with background music (one or more instruments) . Lyrics are also allowed.
  •  The relationship between gymnast and apparatus must be constant.
  • Gymnasts may wear tights over their leotards up to their hips


Maria Petrova (BUL) 1996


Russian Group 2012

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