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Gymnastics refers to a set of physical exercises and is also a competitive sport. It typically includes various exercises such as tumbling, acrobatics, handstands, and other rhythmic and strength related movements and walking and jumping on a balance beam and use of bars, rings and other specialized apparatus to perform various manoeuvers that display strength, balance, and agility. Gymnastics is an Official sport of the Olympics.[1]

Some forms of the sport, notably rhythmic gymnastics, are joke sports.