Gymnastics is a sport that requires someone to perform exercises in different forms. In order to excel in this sport, the person must possess exceptional physical strength. He should also have balance, control, agility, flexibility, and must be graceful when performing in front of the audience. This type of sport is very popular all over the world. In fact, every nation has its own team that represents the country internationally. There are several gymnastic events on the international scene. Male gymnastics is considered to be the most interesting form of gymnastics, which involves floor exercises, vault, high bar, parallel bars, pommel horse and still rings - all complex exercises.
There are several male gymnasts who made a name in the industry. But the three male gymnasts who are top of their class are probably the following:
Kōhei Uchimura is a Japanese gymnast from Kitakyushu Fukuoka. He is regarded as the best gymnast of all time since he was able to bring home 16 world medals from several events. He is the first gymnast to win all major titles in a single Olympic cycle.
Vitaly Scherbo is from Minsk, Byelorussian SSR. He has grabbed world titles in 8 events and won six out of eight competitions at the 1992 Summer Olympics, which was held in Barcelona.
Alexei Nemov, a Russian artistic gymnast, is dubbed as the most decorated gymnast. He has won 12 Olympic medals and was a successful medallist during the 1993 World Championships.