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Events of the Summer Olympic Games

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Gymnastics, Rhythmic Gymnastics, Trampoline


Gymnastics events have 12 men's teams and 12 women's teams, each with a maximum of 6 athletes. There are four phases of competition with medaling events, including all-around, team, floor, pommel horse, rings, vault, parallel bars, high bar, uneven bars, and balance beam.

Rhythmic Gymnastics was introduced in the 1984 Olympic Games. Women compete in the all-around individual event and the group exercises competition. A maximum of 24 gymnasts can compete in the individual competitions. The group events consist of 12 groups comprised of 6 gymnasts.

Men's and women's trampoline made its Olympic debut at the 2000 Sydney games. There will be 16 men and 16 women competing in the individual events.

Gymnastics medal events: July 30-August 2, August 5-7

Rhythmic gymnastics medal events: August 11 and 12

Trampoline medal events: August 3 and 4

Next: Track & Field, Triathlon

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