The current minimum age of 16 for participation in the Olympics age discriminates against up to half of all young female gymnasts in the Western world.
The history of Olympic gymnastics medal records gives some indication of the trends that have occurred within the sport of gymnastics. The history of gymnastics provides us with the following facts. Youngest Female Gold Medallist Nadia Comaneci of Romania was 14 years and 252 days old when she took gold medals in three events – […]
Artistic Gymnastics: Artistic gymnastics is the Olympic sport for men and women performed on apparatus and judged individually, by event, in the All-Around and by team. Men’s events are floor exercise, horizontal bar, parallel bars, pommel horse, still rings and vault. Women’s events are vault, uneven parallel bars balance beam and floor exercise. While the […]