BALA MARUTHI GYMNASIUM, DHARWAD 4th to 7th Febuary 2017

    Gymnastics is a sport involving performance of exercises requiring physical strength, flexibility, agility and coordination. Artistic Gymnastics typically involves the women's events of uneven parallel bars, balance beam, floor exercise, and vault. Men's events include high bar, parallel bars, still rings, floor exercise, vault, and pommel horse. Other forms of gymnastics are rhythmic gymnastics, various trampolining sports, and aerobic and acrobatic gymnastics. Alertness, precision, daring, self-confidence and self-discipline are mental traits that can also be developed through gymnastics. Gymnastics evolved from exercises used by the ancient Greeks that included skills for mounting and dismounting a horse, and from circus performance skills. Gymnastics has been contested at every Summer Olympic Games since the birth of the modern Olympic movement at the 1896 Summer Olympics in Athens. Gymnastics was first incorporated into the Asian Games in 1978.

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    Competition Director(s): G.M. Kamath, 98441 35059 (M) [Gymnastic Association of Karnataka]