The strength and flexibility needed to compete in this event is amazing. But, this particular frame captures a scene that also looks a little comical to me. It might be the hair buns, or purple outfits, but this moment from the gymnastics competition looks like it could be a whimsical illustration in a Dr. Seuss book.
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The team of Ukraine competes in the group all-around qualification of the rhythmic gymnastics at the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing on August 21, 2008.