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Amanar vault


Definition: The Amanar vault is named after Romanian gymnast Simona Amanar, who performed it at the 2000 Olympic Games.

It is a Yurchenko-style vault, meaning that the gymnast performs a round-off onto the board, a back handspring onto the horse, and a flip off. In the Amanar, the flip off the horse is a 2.5 twisting layout back flip.
Also Known As: Yurchenko 2.5
Cheng Fei (China) performs an Amanar vault

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