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Definition: Amanar

Amanar: In women’s vaulting, this is the name for a 2&1/2 twisting Yurchenko vault. a vault named after Simona Amanar of Romania.  It is a Yurchenko-style vault, with a round-off onto the board, a back handspring onto the horse, and another 1&1/2 somersaults and 2&1/2 twists on the back side of the vault, which makes […]

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