Mumbai, Feb 18 (ANI): First ever Mallakhamb World Championship kicked off in Mumbai on February 17 in Mumbai. 100 gymnasts from 15 countries are participating in the world sporting event. Often described as 'Yoga on Pole', Mallakhamb is an indigenous sport originated in Maharashtra. Mallakhamb sport requires a lot of discipline and gymnast like skill set. The athletes have to perform yoga on eight feet tall pole in Mallakhamb.