What is a parallel bars?

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How far apart are parallel bars?

Parallel bars are a piece of mens gymnastics apparatus parallel bars are two raised wooden bars that run parallel to each other

Is the parallel bars at gymnastics for boys girls or both?

The parallel bars are for the men's gymnastics team but the women's routines involve the uneven bars. Hope that helps. :)

Who was the Female olympic gymnist parallel bars 2008 medalists?

The parallel bars are only contested by men.

Where do you find parallel bars?

In a gymnasium.

What ringsmat and parallel bars?

They are to do with the sport of gymnastics.

Are olympic parallel bars wood?


What are the two bars close to each other that gymnast use?

they are called the parallel bars

What is parallel in gymnastic?

If you mean the parallel bars, that is a boys' event. A parallel bar is an apparatus that you perform tricks on. Parallel bars are usually plastic, but are made to look like wood. They are two long rods of plastic that are the same height.

Why are they called unparalleled bars when they are parallel in the same plane.?

It is because they are not in a plane that is parallel to the horizontal.

What sport competes on an uneven parallel bars?


Who won the silver medal in men's parallel bars at the Rio 2016 Olympics?

Danell Leyva was the silver medalist in the Men's Parallel Bars event at the Rio 2016 Olympics.

Can women use the rings and parallel bars in gymnastics?