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Gymnastics Artistic

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Gymnastics has a long, proud history. The sport can be traced back to ancient Greece, where such skills featured in the ancient Olympic Games. A perfect fusion of athletics and aesthetics, gymnastics ranks among the defining sports of the Olympic Games. [Full story]

List of Events

On the program of the Games of the XXIX Olympiad, Beijing 2008
  • • floor exercises Men
  • • vault Men
  • • horizontal bar Men
  • • balance beam Women
  • • individual all-round Men
  • • floor exercises Women
  • • parallel bars Men
  • • individual all-round Women
  • • pommel horse Men
  • • team competition Women
  • • rings Men
  • • uneven bars Women
  • • team competition Men
  • • vault Women

Athlete Quota:

Men 98
Women 98
TOTAL 196

Allocation
  • TIMELINE
  • PRINCIPLES
  • EVENTS
  • ENTRY (M)
  • ENTRY (W)

QUALIFICATION TIMELINE

DATE Event
2 – 9 September 2007 2007 World Championships, Stuttgart (GER)
15 November 2007 Deadline for the submission of requests for Tripartite Commission Invitation
places by all NOCs
31 January 2008 The Tripartite Commission will confirm, in writing, a preliminary allocation of
Invitation places to the NOCs
1 March 2008 FIG to inform the NFs and the NOCs of places allocated in the framework of
the quota
15 March 2008 The NOCs to confirm the places that they will use
1 April 2008 FIG to confirm the final allocation of places
July 2008 The Tripartite Commission will confirm, in writing, the allocation of remaining Invitation places to the NOCs
23 July 2008 Deadline for Beijing 2008 Organising Committee to receive entry forms submitted by NOCs

Hall of Fame

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Vitaly Shcherbo
Vitaly Shcherbo At the 1992 Barcelona Olympics, 20-year-old gymnast Vitaly Shcherbo of Minsk ... [Full story]

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