Rhythmic Gymnastics is a new women's competitive sports, is the Olympics, Asian Games. China and Russia, it is called "artistic gymnastics" in Japan called the "new gym" while in Hong Kong and Taiwan, called "rhythmic gymnastics." It originated in the late 19th and early 20th century Europe. A team competition, individual all-around individual competition and individual competition and other forms. By the dance, jump, balance, movement and some wavy movements and movement skills. Generally carried out in the music accompaniment, full of artistry.
Athlete Biography Lori Fung-Methorst – Rhythmic Gymnastics Lori Fung-Methorst made history at the 1984 Olympic Games in Los Angeles when she captured the first gold medal awarded in rhythmic gymnastics. She is the holder of seven Canadian all-around titles and four Four Continents all- around titles during the course of her career. After retiring just prior to the 1988 Olympic Games, Fung-Methorst continued to stay involved in the sport of gymnastics as both a coach and a judge. A former Canadian, American and Mexican National Team Coach, Fung-Methorst gained respect as a world-class instructor with a reputation for excellence, extraordinary effort and enthusiasm. She is currently an international judge for rhythmic gymnastics. Among her notable accolades, Fung-Methorst is a recipient of The Order of Canada, The Order of British Columbia and is also a member of Canada’s Sports Hall of Fame and the BC Sports Hall of Fame. In 2004, she made her motion picture debut as a performance dancer in the movie “Catwoman” starring Halle Berry.
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