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Twisting somersaults in gymnastics

animation of fullout somersault Twisting somersaults form the main elements of the floor exercise and apparatus dismounts in Artistic Gymnastics. These articles analyse the twisting techniques used in Olympic competition: high bar (Seoul, 1988), rings (Barcelona, 1992), floor (Atlanta, 1996). See also Control of Twisting Somersaults.




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