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Rhythmic gymnastics

Eighteen disciplines are part of the 2018 Gymnasiade competition program.
All competitions are held in the city of Marrakech, except swimming and surfing taking place in the city of Casablanca.

 

Rhythmic gymnastics
Description

Rhythmic Gymnastics is a discipline combining flexibility, grace and skill.

It is practiced in music using some pieces of apparatus: the hoop, the ball, the clubs, and the ribbon. In competition, the Rhythmic Gymnastics can be practiced either individually or in groups of 5 gymnasts.

Participating countries in the 2018 gymnasiade:

Brazil, Cyprus, France, Taipei, Greece, Hungary Morocco, Spain, Turkey and Romania

Participating Countries :
Brazil
Cyprus
France
Greece
Hungary
Morocco
Romania
Spain
Turkey
City : Marrakech, Morocco
surf
Archery
Description

Archery is a sport of precision and concentration in which competitors try to shoot their arrows aiming the center of a target with their bow.
Archery is a sport that offers many benefits and strengthens the body and the mind. It is a sport of skill that requires rigor and precision and, therefore, implies a high concentration of the player.

Participating countries in the 2018:

Brazil, Taipei, Estonia, France, Morocco, United Arab Emirates, Ukraine

Participating Countries :
Brazil
Estonia
France
Morocco
Ukraine
United Arab Emirates
Site : Marrakech, Morocco
surf
Artistic gymnastics
Description

Artistic Gymnastics allows the gymnast to develop strength, flexibility, grace and a very good coordination of movements. It is practiced on four apparatus: the jump, the uneven bars, the beam and the ground.

Participating countries in the 2018 Gymnasiade:

Armenia, Belgium DG, Brazil, Cyprus, France, Taipei, Greece, Morocco, Spain, Turkey, Senegal, Hungary ,Ukraine, Malta, China, Romania

Participating Countries :
Armenia
Belgium
Brazil
China
Cyprus
France
Greece
Hungary
Malta
Morocco
Romania
Senegal
Spain
Turkey
Ukraine
Site : Marrakech, Morocco
surf
Athletics
Description

Athletics embodies the Olympic motto “Citius, Altius, Fortius”(faster, higher, stronger). It comprises a set of disciplines such as: running, jumping, throwing, combined track, field events and walking.

It aims at the maximum development of the athlete’s psychological and physical potentialities and the achievement of quantifiable performances in time and space.

Participating countries in the 2018 Gymnasiade:

Belgium DG, Botswana, Brazil, Bulgaria, Chili, China, Taipei, Ivory Coast, Croatia, Cyprus, Estonia, France, Greece, Hong Kong, Latvia, Madagascar, Portugal, Puerto Rico, Qatar, Senegal, Tunisia, Turkey, UAE, Ukraine, Burundi, Morocco.

Participating Countries :
Belgium
Botswana
Brazil
Bulgaria
Burundi
Chile
China
Côte d’Ivoire
Croatia
Cyprus
Estonia
France
Greece
Hong Kong SAR China
Latvia
Madagascar
Morocco
Portugal
Puerto Rico
Qatar
Senegal
Taiwan
Tunisia
Turkey
Ukraine
United Arab Emirates
Site : Marrakech, Morocco
surf
Boxing
Description

Boxing is a combat sport practiced since the 18th century. It consists of striking with one-on-one padded gloves.

Boxing is the only recognized Olympic sport. By extension, other types of boxing: Boxing – American Boxing – Khmer Boxing – Burmese Boxing – French Boxing – Thai Boxing – Kickboxing – Sanda …

Participating Countries :
Armenia
Brazil
Croatia
France
Hungary
Morocco
Romania
Turkey
Ukraine
Site : Marrakech, Morocco
surf
Chess
Description

Chess is a game that opposes two players on either side of a board called chessboard composed of sixty-four light and dark colored squares named the white squares and the black squares. The players take turns moving one of their sixteen pieces in their respective spots on the chessboard. Each player has at the start 1 king; 1 queen; 2 rooks; 2 bishops; 2 knights and 8 pawns. The goal of the game is to trap the opponent in a checkmate, a situation in which the king of a player is in check (threatened with capture) and there is no way to remove the threat

It is a sport based on intellectual abilities, observation and memorization.

Participating countries in the 2018:
Armenia, Brazil, China, France, Morocco, Romania, Russia, Ukraine

Participating Countries :
Armenia
Brazil
China
France
Morocco
Romania
Russia
Ukraine
Site : Marrakech, Morocco
surf
Cycling
Description

Cycling is an endurance discipline that combines speed and technicality. It allows the expression of the technical and physical qualities of the athlete.

The main categories of cycling are track cycling, road cycling, mountain biking and BMX.

Participating countries in the 2018:

Brazil, Croatia, Morocco

Participating Countries :
Brazil
Croatia
Hungary
Morocco
Site : Marrakech, Morocco
surf
Fencing
Description

Fencing is a sport of combat. It is the art of touching an opponent with the tip or the edge, on valuable parts without being touched.

We use three types of weapons:

  • the Sword: Olympic discipline since 1900 for men and since 1956 for women. There is the female and male sword
  • the Saber: Olympic discipline since 1896 for men and since 2004 for women. There is the female and male sword.
  • Foil: Olympic discipline since 1896 for men and since 1924 for women. There is a feminine and masculine foil.

The events are individual or team. They are therefore twelve in number.

Participating Countries :
Brazil
China
Croatia
France
Morocco
Romania
Ukraine
United Arab Emirates
Site : Marrakech, Morocco
surf
Golf
Description

Golf is a sport of precision played outdoors. It involves sending a ball into a hole with the help of clubs. The goal of the game is to make, on a defined course, the least possible shots.

Participating countries in the 2018:
France, Hungary, Morocco,

Participating Countries :
France
Hungary
Morocco
Site : Marrakech, Morocco
surf
Gymnastics Aerobic
Description

Aerobics is a sports discipline combining fitness and acrobatics and demonstrating the ability to perform dynamic movement sequences with music.

It requires strength, stamina and flexibility. The gymnasts perform on music for 1min30 on a surface of 7 x 7m and 10 x 10m for Groups.

Participating countries in the 2018:
Brazil, China, Taipei, France, Hungary Morocco, Peru, Romania, Russia, Spain, Turkey, Ukraine.

Participating Countries :
Brazil
China
France
Hungary
Morocco
Peru
Romania
Russia
Spain
Turkey
Ukraine
Site : Marrakech, Morocco
surf
Judo
Description

Judo,”The gentle way” was created as a physical, mental and moral pedagogy in Japan by JigorōKanō in 1882. It is generally categorized as a modern martial art, which later evolved into combat sport and an Olympic sport.

Participating countries in the 2018:
Albania, Brazil, China, Taipei, France, Hungary, Morocco, Russia, Romania, UAE, Ukraine

Participating Countries :
Albania
Brazil
China
France
Hungary
Morocco
Romania
Russia
Ukraine
United Arab Emirates
Site : Marrakech, Morocco
surf
karate
Description

A combat Sport of Japanese origin, consisting of touching the opponent, while avoiding complete contact of the bodies, using strong hits carried with the edge of the hand, the elbow, the knee and the foot, in circular or direct attacks.

Karate requires and develops certain physical, mental and cognitive skills. It also requires, like many sports, the control of emotions and respect for the opponent and the rules of the game.

Participating countries in the 2018 Gymnasiade:

Belgium DG, Brazil, China, Taipei, England, France, Morocco, Romania, Ukraine, USA

Participating Countries :
Belgium
Brazil
China
Croatia
France
Hungary
Morocco
Romania
Taiwan
Ukraine
United Kingdom
United States
Site : Marrakech, Morocco
surf
Petanque
Description

Petanque is a sport which is played face to face between two players, pairs or trios using steel balls and a wooden ball called cochonnet (literally “piglet”) or jack.

The Pétanque participates for the first time in the World Games “Gymnasiade” for students 2018

Participating countries in the 2018:
France, Morocco, Ukraine

Participating Countries :
France
Morocco
Ukraine
Site : Marrakech, Morocco
surf
Surfing
Description

Surfing is a water sport that involves sliding on the waves while standing on a board. It is practiced on surfing sites. The surf material consists of a board, a combination, and various accessories.

Participating countries in the 2018:
Brazil, France, Maroc, Portugal

Participating Countries :
Brazil
France
Morocco
Portugal
Site : Casablanca, Morocco
surf
Swimming
Description

Swimming is a sport where the athlete crosses, in a swimming pool, as fast as possible a given distance without the help of any accessory and in a style codified by the International Swimming Federation.
In a competition, swimming includes four major swimming techniques, namely: crawl, butterfly, breaststroke and backstroke.

The swimming competitions will take place at the Olympic swimming pool of Casablanca.

Participating countries in the 2018 Gymnasiade:

Albania, Belgium DG, Belgium FL, Brazil, China, Taipei, Croatia, Cyprus, England, Estonia, France, Greece, Hong Kong, Ireland, Morocco, Portugal, Romania, Turkey, Ukraine, UAE, Gambia, Burundi

Participating Countries :
Albania
Belgium
Brazil
Burundi
China
Croatia
Cyprus
Estonia
France
Gambia
Greece
Hong Kong SAR China
Ireland
Morocco
Portugal
Romania
Taiwan
Turkey
Ukraine
United Arab Emirates
United Kingdom
Site : Casablanca, Morocco
surf
Taekwondo
Description

Taekwondo is a martial art of South Korean origin, which can be translated as “the way of the foot and fist”. This martial art is based on attack techniques where the practitioner concentrates his/her energy on “reduced impact surfaces” with which he/she targets the weak points of the opponent and blocks adverse attacks. The regulation of Taekwondo revolves around allowed hits, the counting of the points and the refereeing rules of the fights.

Participating countries in the 2018:
Albania, Armenia, Belgium DG, Belgium Fland, Brazil, Cyprus, France, Taipei, Greece, Morocco, Spain, Turkey, Senegal, Hungary ,Ukraine, Malta, China, Romania

Participating Countries :
Brazil
China
Hungary
Kazakhstan
Morocco
Ukraine
United Arab Emirates
Site : Marrakech, Morocco
surf
Tennis
Description

Tennis is a sport practiced on a court of specific dimensions, opposing, according to specific rules, two players (or two teams of two players) who, with rackets, alternately send a ball on both sides of a net placed in middle of the court splitting it in half.

Practicing Tennis allows the development of endurance, strengthens the cardiovascular system and improves the functioning of the musculoskeletal system.

Participating countries in the 2018 Gymnasiade:

Brazil, China, Taipei, Croatia, England, France, India, Morocco, Ukraine

Participating Countries :
Brazil
China
Croatia
France
India
Morocco
Taiwan
Ukraine
United Kingdom
Site : Marrakech, Morocco
surf
Wrestling
Description

Wrestling is a sport in which opponents compete in hand-to-hand combat. It is about dropping the opponent to the ground while keeping his two shoulders on the ground.

Wrestling is a combat sport composed of several Olympic disciplines: free wrestling, Greco-Roman wrestling, women’s wrestling.

Participating countries in the 2018:

Armenia, Brazil, Taipei, Croatia, France, Hungary, Iran, Morocco, Romania, Russia, Tunisia

Participating Countries :
Armenia
Brazil
Croatia
France
Hungary
Iran
Morocco
Romania
Russia
Tunisia
Site : Marrakech, Morocco
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