Definition: Still Rings

Still Rings: A men’s gymnastics apparatus and event. The equipment apparatus consists of a tower, 575 centimeters high, from which two wooden/fiberglass rings are suspended by a cable and straps. The cable and straps are 300 centimeters long and 50 centimeters apart. A ring routine commonly includes a series of swings, presses and strength holds, finishing with a somersaulting dismount. The rings must remain absolutely still and in the gymnast’s control at the conclusion of each skill and throughout he whole routine.

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