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After the 1996 Olympics, compulsory was taken out. which means that you compete with a required routine which is the same as every other competitor. School uses compulsory while the Olympics now, use optional routines which means that you have a different routine than every one else. School gymnastics isn't as serious and don't compete at as much meets as the Olympics.

To go into Olympic Gymnastics you have to be trained in an Olympic gym. you go though levels of gymnastics until you are an elite gymnast,this mean you are at the level of which the olympics are at. You have to train a lot and it take extreme strength and agility.

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