How many men and women teams complete in rhythmic gymnastics in the Olympics?
Men don't compete in the Olympics for rhythmic gymnastics
In Artistic Gymnastics, gymnasts compete on 4 events:beam, bars, floor, and vault. On floor, tumbling is a major part of the routine. But in rhythmic gymnastics, gymnasts compete on the floor with different apparatuses: the clubs, ribbon, ball, hoop, and rope. Any tumbling besides cartwheels, rolls, and walkovers are not allowed. The main focus is dance, flexibility, strength, and music chosen for the routines. Gymnasts can also compete together in pairs or teams, unlike in…
It depends on where you live! For example, gymnastics is not very well-known or popular in the Midwest, especially in states that don't have gymnastics teams affiliated with schools. However, everyone gets a bit excited about gymnastics when the Summer Olympics roll around, after watching it on TV, and interest peaks then.
There is not one particular country that is in particular the most famous. Up until recently, the Russians and sometimes the Romanians were the teams to beat. In the late 90s and up until today, the United States and China made names for themselves, after their performances in the 2008 and 2012 Olympics
In the Olympics, teams of men include: Hungary, Yugoslavia, Italy, Soviet Union, United States, United Kingdom, Belgium, Germany, France, Sweden, Russia, the Netherlands, Spain, Serbia-Montenegro, West Germany, Ireland, CIS and Croatia. Also in the Olympics, teams of women include: Italy, Australia, United States, Greece and Russia. These are just for the Olympics, other countries may have teams... just not good enough to be enrolled in the Olympics.
With 410 Athletes (224 men and 186 women) Australia participated in 23 sports Australia did not qualify teams in the football, women's indoor volleyball, handball and fencing competitions. There is only a single competitor in the wrestling, trampolining, rhythmic gymnastics and men's gymnastics. The largest teams are athletics, with 52 competitors (34 men 18 women), Rowing has 46 (27 men 19 women), Basketball 24 (12 men 12 women), Canoeing 20 (13 men 7 women), Cycling…