horizontal bar
noun Date: 1827 1. a steel bar supported in a horizontal position approximately eight feet above the floor and used for swinging feats in gymnastics 2. an event in gymnastics competition in which the horizontal bar is used

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  • Gymnastics at the 2008 Summer Olympics - Men's horizontal bar — Men s horizontal bar competition at the 2008 Summer Olympics was held on August 19 at the Beijing National Indoor Stadium.The eight competitors (with a maximum of two per nation) with the highest scores in qualifying proceeded to the men s… …   Wikipedia

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