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The moves of rhythmic gymnastics
To achieve the perfect score, they must perform a complex series of balances, leaps and rotations to music, with their chosen apparatus intricately entwined in every move.
At times almost hypnotic, you won’t see any acrobatic tricks – such as handsprings and aerials – in the performances. They’re not permitted, and that’s one of the key differences between artistic and rhythmic gymnastics.
Learn about the rhythmic gymnastics moves in this helpful guide and brush up on your technical knowledge ahead of Tokyo 2020.