There are six elements on balance beam that are named after Russian gymnasts.


Photo by Silvia Vatteroni

Skill: Round‐off in front of beam ‐ flic‐flac with 1/1 twist (360◌)۫to hip circle bwd
Named After: Elena Zamoloditchkova
Difficulty rating: E





Skill: Flic‐flac from side position with ½ twist (180°) to side hstd lower to optional end position
Named After: Anastasia Kolesnikova
Difficulty rating: D






Skill: Gainer flic‐flac with min. ¾ twist (270°) before hand support
Named After: Svetlana Khorkina
Difficulty rating: D




Skill:  Flic‐flac with min. ¾ twist (270°) before hand support
Named After: Dina Kochetkova
Difficulty rating: D





Skill:  Jump fwd with 1/2 twist (180◌)۫ ‐ salto bwd piked
Named After: Elena Produnova
Difficulty rating: F





Skill:  Gainer salto bwd stretched with 2½ twist (900°)
Named After: Svetlana Khorkina
Difficulty rating: D





By Gigi Farid

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