Artistic Gymnastics, an Olympic Sport
Artistic gymnastics is a sport that involves a combination of strength, agility, and grace as athletes perform routines on various apparatus such as the vault, uneven bars, balance beam, and floor exercise. It requires a high level of physical fitness, flexibility, and mental focus. Competitions are judged based on the difficulty and execution of the routines, with deductions for errors or falls. Artistic gymnastics has been an Olympic sport since the modern Games began in 1896 and has both individual and team events. It is a highly popular sport with a strong following around the world.
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