Guide to the Rio Games

Guide to the Rio Games

From the gymnastics Olympic competition schedule to scoring guides, here’s your handy guide to The Games. For even more Olympic news and content, explore our Olympic event hub

Overview

Guide to the Games
Guide to the Games 28 Jun 2016 The 2016 Summer Olympic Games take place in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, from the 5th to the 21st of August. More than 10,500 athletes from 206 National Olympic Committees will take...
Rio gymnastics schedule
Rio gymnastics schedule 07 Jul 2016 The 2016 Summer Olympics will take place in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, from the 5th to the 21st of August. Events will take place in artistic, trampoline and rhythmic gymnastics. ...
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Men’s Artistic Gymnastics

Guide to the men's events
Guide to the men's events 07 Jul 2016 The first competition to be contested is the team event on the 6th of August, which doubles as the qualification round for the individual and all-around contests. Men looking to...
Guide to the men's apparatus
Guide to the men's apparatus 15 Jul 2016 In men’s artistic gymnastics there are six apparatus to contend with. Not all gymnasts will compete on every apparatus but for those aiming for all-around glory this is...
Men's artistic scoring guide
Men's artistic scoring guide 07 Jul 2016 Not quite sure how men’s artistic gymnastics is scored? We’ve written a quick guide to help you understand how routines are evaluated. Gone are the days of the...
Gymnastics skills explained - Yurchenko
Gymnastics skills explained - Yurchenko 07 Jul 2016 Check out our videos explaining some of the skills you're likely to see at the Olympic Games in Rio. This is the Yurchenko which you'll see on the vault.
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Women’s Artistic Gymnastics

Guide to the women's events
Guide to the women's events 07 Jul 2016 The first competition to be contested is the team event on the 7th of August, which doubles as the qualification round for the individual and all-around contests. Women looking...
Guide to the women's apparatus
Guide to the women's apparatus 15 Jul 2016   In women’s artistic gymnastics there are four apparatus to contend with. Not all gymnasts will compete on every apparatus but for those aiming for all-around glory...
Women's artistic scoring guide
Women's artistic scoring guide 07 Jul 2016 Not quite sure how women’s artistic gymnastics is scored? We’ve written a quick guide to help you understand how routines are evaluated. Gone are the days of the...
Gymnastics skills explained - Sheep Jump
Gymnastics skills explained - Sheep Jump 07 Jul 2016 Check out our videos explaining some of the skills you're likely to see at the Olympic Games in Rio. This is the Sheep Jump which you'll see on beam. Head back...
Gymnastics skills explained - Pak Salto
Gymnastics skills explained - Pak Salto 07 Jul 2016 Check out our videos explaining some of the skills you're likely to see at the Olympic Games in Rio. This is the Pak Salto which you'll see on uneven bars. Head...
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Trampoline Gymnastics

Trampoline event guide
Trampoline event guide 07 Jul 2016 The men's trampoline events take place on the 12th of August and women's events on the 13th of August. Men and women compete individually, beginning with a qualification...
Trampoline gymnastics scoring guide
Trampoline gymnastics scoring guide 07 Jul 2016 Not quite sure how trampoline gymnastics is scored? We’ve written a quick guide to help you understand how routines are evaluated. What are the different scoring areas?In...
Gymnastics skills explained - Barani
Gymnastics skills explained - Barani 07 Jul 2016 Check out our videos explaining some of the skills you're likely to see at the Olympic Games in Rio. This is the Barani which you'll see on the trampoline. Head...
Gymnastics skills explained - Triff
Gymnastics skills explained - Triff 07 Jul 2016 Check out our videos explaining some of the skills you're likely to see at the Olympic Games in Rio. This is the Triff which you'll see on the trampoline. Head...
Gymnastics skills explained - Rudi
Gymnastics skills explained - Rudi 07 Jul 2016 Check out our videos explaining some of the skills you're likely to see at the Olympic Games in Rio. This is the Rudi which you'll see on the trampoline. Head...
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