Home > Fitness > Sport > Olympics Updated 01 August 2017 Description of gymnastics Olympic gymnastics is divided into three disciplines: artistic gymnastics, rhythmic gymnastics and trampoline. 0 Gymnastics is a popular Olympic sport. (iStock) ~ take a Flexibility test » Receive Health tips » Ask Fitness Expert » Join Health24 on Facebook » Olympic gymnastics is divided into three disciplines: artistic gymnastics, rhythmic gymnastics and trampoline. In artistic gymnastics, men participate in six events: floor exercises, pommel horse, rings, vault, parallel bars and horizontal bar. Women participate in four events: vault, uneven bars, balance beam and floor exercises. Rhythmic gymnastics is performed only by women, and involves choreographed movements to music using apparatus such as rope, hoop, ball, clubs and ribbon. Both men and women participate in the trampoline. NEXT ON HEALTH24X How Kelvin Trautman trains to be one of the best action photographers 2018-09-02 16:00 More: SportOlympics advertisement Read Health24’s Comments Policy Comment on this story 0 comments Comments have been closed for this article. Logout Comment 0 characters remaining Share on Facebook Loading comments... From our sponsors Dementia and Incontinence: what you need to know Tell-tale signs you need a mattress upgrade Keen to win a R2 000 voucher? Good health begins in your gastrointestinal tract Live healthier Smoking dangers » Hubbly hooking lots of young adults on tobacco Hookah smokers are inhaling benzene Many young adults misinformed about hookahs Hookah pipes far from harmless, study warns In addition to toxic substances from tobacco and nicotine, hookah smoke exposes users to charcoal combustion products, including large amounts of carbon monoxide. Managing incontinence » 5 avoidable triggers that can make urinary incontinence worse Urinary incontinence is a manageable condition – here are a few common triggers of urinary leakage.