Rhythmic Gymnastics: Ribbons, Glitz and Some Crazy Moves in Rio

Rhythmic gymnasts use rope, hoops, balls, clubs and ribbons as they dance and contort across the mat in either a group or individually. Take a look at the colorful competition at the Rio Olympics.

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Laura Zeng of USA performs during the Rhythmic Gymnastics Individual All-Around on Aug. 20, 2016, at Rio Olympic Arena in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
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The Bulgaria team compete in the Women's group all-around qualifying event of the Rhythmic Gymnastics at the Rio Olympic Arena during the Rio 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro on Aug. 20, 2016, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
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Israel compete during the ribbon rotation 1 in the group all-round qualification round at the at Rio Olympic Arena on Aug. 20, 2016, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
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Ekaterina Volkova of Finland performs during the Rhythmic Gymnastics Individual All-Around on Aug. 19, 2016, at Rio Olympic Arena in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
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Bulgaria's Neviana Vladinova competes in the individual all-around qualifying event of the Rhythmic Gymnastics at the Olympic Arena during the Rio 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro on Aug. 19, 2016.
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The Spain team compete in the Women's group all-around qualifying event of the Rhythmic Gymnastics at the Rio Olympic Arena during the Rio 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro on Aug. 20, 2016, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
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Bulgaria compete during the ribbon rotation 1 in the group all-round qualification round at the at Rio Olympic Arena on Aug. 20, 2016, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
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The Spain team compete in the Women's group all-around qualifying event of the Rhythmic Gymnastics at the Rio Olympic Arena during the Rio 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro on Aug. 20, 2016, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
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Ana Luiza Filiorianu of Romania during the Rhythmic Gymnastics Individual All-Around on Aug. 19, 2016, at Rio Olympic Arena in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
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Cape Verde's Elyane Boal competes in the individual all-around qualifying event of the Rhythmic Gymnastics at the Olympic Arena during the Rio 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro on Aug. 19, 2016.
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Melitina Staniauta of Belarus performs during the Rhythmic Gymnastics Women's Individual All-Around Qualification of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at Rio Olympic Arena in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil on Aug. 19, 2016.
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Varvara Filiou of Greece performs her ribbon routine during the Rhythmic Gymnastics Individual All-Around on Aug. 19, 2016, at Rio Olympic Arena in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
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Ekaterina Volkova of Finland performs her ribbon routine during the Rhythmic Gymnastics Individual All-Around on Aug. 19, 2016, at Rio Olympic Arena in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
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Jana Berezko-Marggrander of Germany performs her ribbon routine during the Rhythmic Gymnastics Individual All-Around on Aug. 19, 2016, at Rio Olympic Arena in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
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Margarita Mamun of Russia competes during the Rhythmic Gymnastics Individual All-Around on Aug. 19, 2016, at Rio Olympic Arena in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
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Natalia Gaudio of Brazil performs during the Rhythmic Gymnastics Individual All-Around on Aug. 19, 2016, at Rio Olympic Arena in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
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Kaho Minagawa of Japan performs her club routine during the Rhythmic Gymnastics Individual All-Around on Aug. 19, 2016, at Rio Olympic Arena in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
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Neta Rivkin of Israel competes during the Rhythmic Gymnastics Individual All-Around on Aug. 19, 2016, at Rio Olympic Arena in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
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Natalia Gaudio of Brazil performs her ribbon routine during the Rhythmic Gymnastics Individual All-Around on Aug. 19, 2016, at Rio Olympic Arena in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
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Kseniya Moustafaeva of France competes during the Rhythmic Gymnastics Individual All-Around on Aug. 19, 2016, at Rio Olympic Arena in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
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Margarita Mamun of Russia competes during the Rhythmic Gymnastics Individual All-Around on Aug. 19, 2016, at Rio Olympic Arena in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
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Rong Shang of China competes during the Rhythmic Gymnastics Individual All-Around on Aug. 19, 2016, at Rio Olympic Arena in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
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Azerbaijan's Marina Durunda competes in the individual all-around qualifying event of the Rhythmic Gymnastics at the Olympic Arena during the Rio 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro on Aug. 19, 2016.
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