Ancient Egyptian Sports : Gymnastics

Gymnastics ( floor exercise)

Ancient Egyptian Sports-Gymnastics

The ancient Egyptians invented many sports, some for entertainment, and others for keeping strong, physically fit, and slim.

The picture dates back to 2000 years BC. It shows a gymnastics drill in which the body is bent backwards until the hand s touch the ground, revealing bodily flexibility. It is one of the most commonly practiced exercises today.

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