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Gymnastics were part of the Olympics as early as 1896, men were the athlete for women were not allowed to compete at the time. Men's gymnastics were popular enough to become a game in the Olympics.

In 1928 were the women's first try at Olympic gymnastics. The first women's gymnastics were in Amsterdam.

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