What is Rhythmic Gymnastics? How does it differ to artistic gymnastics and who is expected to do well at the 2018 Commonwealth Video games?

RHYTHMIC GYMNASTICS will begin it's 2018 Commonwealth Video games competitors on Wednesday.

Right here is all you want to find out about the lovely, flowing sport…

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What is Rhythmic Gymnastics?

RHYTHMIC GYMNASTICS sees groups and people compete in 4 totally different disciplines. 

In the Commonwealth Video games artists compete in the workforce all-round, particular person all-round, ball, golf equipment, hoop and ribbon.

The occasion has additionally been in the summer time Olympics since 1984.

How is it totally different from Artistic Gymnastics?

RHYTHMIC GYMNASTICS routines give attention to the flooring utilizing numerous handheld equipment. 

This differs from artistic gymnastics which focuses on power, stability and agility.

They use appartus corresponding to the pommel horse (males), uneven bars (ladies) and vault.

 Francesca Jones won six medals at the Commonwealth Games in 2014 for Wales

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Francesca Jones gained six medals at the Commonwealth Video games in 2014 for Wales

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What occurred at the 2014 Video games?

CANADA and Wales dominated the competitors at the Glasgow Video games in 2014. 

Canada gained 5 of the six gold medals on supply however it was Wales' Francesca Jones who made historical past.

After profitable silver medals in the staff all-round, particular person all-round, ball, golf equipment and hoop, she went on to win gold together with her ribbon routine – her final routine earlier than retiring.

She was awarded the David Dixon Award which is given to the excellent athlete of the Commonwealth Video games.

When can I watch the occasion at the Gold Coast Video games?

RHYTHMIC GYMNASTICS begins after the artistic gymnastics has completed. 

The group occasions begin on Wednesday, April eleven with the particular person occasions coming in the days that comply with.

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RHYTHMIC GYMNASTICS will begin it's 2018 Commonwealth Video games competitors on Wednesday.

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