Gymnastics Rhythmic event of the Olympics 2008 will be held in Beijing from August 9 to August 24, 2008. All events will be held at the Beijing University of Technology Gymnasium.
Schedule of Events
21 August, 2008, Thursday
18:00 - 21:05
Events to be held are Individual All-Around Qualification and Group
22 August, 2008, Friday
18:00 - 21:05
Competitions to be held are Individual All-Around Qualification and
Group All-Around Qualification.
23 August, 2008, Saturday
18:00 - 20:15
Events to be held are Individual All-Around Final and Individual
All-Around Medal Ceremony.
11:00 - 12:30 Events to be held are Group All-Around Final and
Group All-Around Medal Ceremony.
In Rhythmic Gymnastics event, two competitions will be held:
the All-Around Individual Competition and the Group Exercises
Competition. The competitions will be over and winners declared in four
days. Entry for these events is restricted by qualification. Individual
apparatus competitions should not have more than 24 competitors. Expert
judges have been appointed for the competitions. All judges not having
been sanctioned during the preceding Olympic Cycle are allowed to
Each gymnastics federation taking part in the Competition shall present
two different exercises, each of them performed on different days. One
of these exercises must be performed with five identical apparatus. The
other exercise must be composed so as to use the two different
apparatus. Technical Committee will decide the apparatus. Each
federation is allowed to enter a minimum of five gymnasts and a maximum
of six gymnasts.
Accessibility to Competition Area
Members of the various juries, competing gymnasts and their
accredited coaches, group leaders, auxiliary personnel of the Jury, the
official doctor, the team doctors and medical personnel, and the persons
concerned with the apparatus are allowed to enter the competition area.
All these persons are provided a special accreditation card to permit