Gymnastics at the 2024 Paris Olympics
When to watch gymnastics during the Paris 2024 Olympics
One of the most popular sports at the Paris 2024 Olympics will be artistic gymnastics. This sport is made up of many individual competitions on different apparatus, as well as a team competition involving all apparatus. The men compete on floor exercise, pommel horse, standing rings, horse vault, parallel bars and horizontal bar. Women’s events include vault, uneven bars, balance beam and floor exercises.
Gymnastics has a long history in the Olympic program as the sport was introduced at its first Games in 1896 and has been included in every iteration since. Women began competing at the Olympic level at the 1928 Games in Amsterdam. Japan dominated the sport in the 1960s and 1970s, but center stage today is mostly occupied by the United States, Russia and China in addition to Japan.
The Americans won the team silver medal at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. Prior to Tokyo, the United States had won every team gold medal since the 2008 Games. American Suni Lee won the women’s all-around in Tokyo.
Gymnastics will take place at the Paris 2024 Olympic Games from July 27 to August 5.
Twelve teams will compete in the men’s and women’s gymnastics events and there will be 14 events in the men’s and women’s disciplines.
|Individual all around||Individual all around|
|floor exercise||floor exercise|
|balance beam||pommel horse|
|Uneven bars||always rings|