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Next level gymnast. Olga Korbut, ‘72 Munich Olympics.(half of these moves are now illegal to perform ) by [deleted] in gifsthatkeepongiving

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Due to the nature of the Korbut Flip, the judges and the National Soviet Sports Council did not widely accept it, reports Stacy Martin-Tenney, sports marketer and former athlete.

Standing on the high bar was later declared illegal in accordance with the Code of Points — banning the Korbut Flip from Olympic competition because of the high level of risk involved.

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