noun[usually treated as singular]
A form of gymnastics emphasizing dancelike rhythmic routines, typically accentuated by the use of ribbons or hoops.
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- Power tumbling has replaced rhythmic gymnastics as another phase of the meet.
- On one specific occasion, the men in the group correctly answered questions on Jean Paul Gaultier and rhythmic gymnastics, making the game surprisingly amusing for all of us.
- The obvious retort is to claim that figure-skating is a technical sport that exists to extol the virtues of sporting art, just like synchronised swimming or rhythmic gymnastics.
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- Her affection for indie dates back to her teens, when she represented Wales as a rhythmic gymnast in the 1990 Commonwealth Games and then studied for her A-levels in Leeds.
- In an another unconventional piece, a female rhythmic gymnast performs on the rings, an apparatus traditionally used by male athletes.
- The show was choreographed by rhythmic gymnast Mariana Yosifova and staged by members of the Zarenitsa ensemble.
Definition of rhythmic gymnastics in:
- The British & World English dictionary