simplebooklet thumbnail

The History of Gymnastics

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

When  

Gymnastics 

Started

Where the

 

fun with

 

 

gymnastics

 

began 

 

 

 

 

Simone Biles - 2016

 

 

Gabby Douglas - 2012

 

 

Mckayla Maroney - 2012

 

 

Nastia Liukin - 2008

 

 

Samantha Peszek - 2008

 

 

Carly Patterson - 2004

 

 

Shannon Miller - 1996

 

 

Dominique Moceanu - 1996

 

 

Famous    Gymnasts 

 

Fun Facts 

Gymnastics was originaly an

exercise for boys.

 

In gymnastics you need to have 

flexibility, balance, strength, and 

body control.

 

 Gymnastics has existed 

more than 2,000 years.

 

It has only been considered a

competetive sport for a little 

more than 100 years.

 

It was first introduced into the 

U.S.A in the 1830s.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 When It Was Invented - The Late 1700s

 

Inventor - Friendrich Ludwig Jahn

 

 

Where - Greece

 

 

Styles - Artistic, Rythmic, Aerobic,

 Trampolining, and Tumbling

 

 

Womens Events - Vault, Uneven Bars, Balance

 Beam, and Floor Excersise

 

 

Mens Events - Vault, Still Rings, Parallel Bars,

 High Bar, and Floor Excersise

 

 

Is It An Olympic Sport - Yes

 

Facts

The JO levels

 

level 1

 

level 2

 

level 3

 

level4

 

level 5

 

level 6

 

level 7

 

level 8

 

level 9

 

level 10

                 

 

 

JO and Xcel levels

 

 

Gymnastics

 

has two types

 

of levels.

 

There are JO

 

levels, and

 

Xcel levels

 

 

JO stands for

  

junior

 

olympics

 

 

 

   

Xcel levels

 

  

Bronze

 

 

Silver

 

 

Gold 

 

 

Platinum

 

 

Diamond

   Interesting Facts About Famous Gymnasts 

                     

At the 1984 olympics, Mary Lou Retton was the first 

american gymnast to win gold at the olympics.

 

The youngest gymnast to compete in the olympics was 

Dominique Moceanu at the age of 14.

 

The oldest gymnast to compete in the olympics was

Oksana Chusovitina at the age of 41.

 

In 1976, Nadia Comaneci was the first gymnast to score a perfect 10.00.

I hope you were listening 

 

There is a quiz

THE

END

 

 

thank you for 

listening

 

 

By: Aubrey G.