Men don't compete in the Olympics for rhythmic gymnastics
The Olympics in 2010 will be in Vancouver and it will be Winter Olympics. It is not yet determined where the next Olympics will be further than 2012, which will be held in London. Rhythmic gymnastics, is a form of gymnastics, just like artistic gymnastics is. With rhythmic you are performing with ribbon, balls, pins, and hoops. It is more about grace than with artistic gymnastics.
Current record holder for the Olympics is Almuneda Cid, having participated in the Olympics for Rhythmic Gymnastics 4 times.
In 1814, Per Henrik Ling developed rhythmic gymnastics out of a Swedish system of free exercise. In 1837 Catherine Beecher developed a program where women would use this free exercise with music. In 1864, Dio Lewis extended this exercise by the use of hoops or clubs. In 1906 rhythmic gymnastics was introduced to North America. Women were allowed into the Olympic Games in 1928. In 1945 Rhythmic gymnastics was a accepted sport in the Soviet Union. Also in 1945, Canada had a rythmics program. In 1948, mens rhythmic gymnastics was originated in Japan. Rhythmic gymnastics was given its own medal standings in the 1952 and 1956 Olympics. In 1981, the sport was officially included into the Olympics. In 1990, rhythmic gymnastics was officially a sport for the Special Olympics
Gymnastics, which is broken down in to Artistic, Rhythmic, and Trampoline.
Rhythmic gymnastics is an Olympic sport.
There is ice dancing in the winter Olympics and rhythmic gymnastics (dancing with a ball, hoop, or rope) in the summer Olympics
There are two kinds of gymnastics rhythmic gymnastics, and gymnastics. Rhythmic gymnastics is more dance then tumbling, where gymnastics is the exact opposite.
# Gymnastics # Rhythmic Gymnastics
One is competitive, one isn't.
Chine, Russia, maybe Bulgaria.