Rhythmic gymnastics equipment
posted on 04/26/2007

Ball
Material: rubber or synthetic material
Diameter: 18-20 cm (7-7.8 in)
Weight: 400 grams (14 oz.) min.

Clubs
Material: wood or synthetic material
Length: 40-50 cm (15.6-19.5 in.)
Diameter: 3 cm (1.2 in) max. for head of club
Weight: 150 grams each (5.25 oz)

Hoop
Material: wood or plastic
Diameter: Interior is 80-90 cm (31.2-35.1 in)
Weight: 300 grams (10.5 oz) min.

Ribbon
Material: stick – wood or synthetic material; 
Ribbon – satin or similar non-starched material
Diameter/width: stick – 1 cm (0.39 in); ribbon – 4-6 cm (1.56-2.34 in)
Length: stick – 50-60 cm (19.5-23.4 in); ribbon  – 6 m (6.54 yds,)
Weight: ribbon, 35 grams (1.225 oz) min.

Rope
Material: hemp or synthetic material, knotted at each end
Length: proportionate to the size of the gymnast

Competition area
Material: carpeting
Length: 13 m x 13 m (approx. 42.5ft. square)