Photo by Silvia Vatteroni
Who is bored to death by the over done double twisting Yurchenko during the all around and team final!

The double twisting Yurchenko is worth a 5.8. So we have picked other vaults between 5.7 and 5.9 D score which gymnasts can replace the overdone DTY with while maintaining the same difficulty score. 

Vault: Handspring forward on - tucked salto forward with one and a half twist
D score: 5.7
Gymnast: Zhou Duan of China

Vault: Handspring forward on - stretched salto forward with a full twist
D score: 5.8
Gymnast: Alona Kvasha of Ukraine 

Vault: Round off flic flac with 3/4 turn on - stretched salto backward with full twist
D score: 5.8
Gymnast: Kang Yun Mi of North Korea

Vault: Round off half on forward tuck with one and a half twist
D score: 5.9
Gymnast: Svetlana Khorkina

Other vault: Round off half on forward pike with full twist, 5.7.

Written By Gigi Farid

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