Definition: Melissanidis

Melissanidis 1: A vaulting skill in which the gymnast performs a round-off entry onto the vault table and after blocking off the vault table, rotates a double back tuck somersault. It is named after the Greek gymnast, Ioannis Melissanidis, who performed it first on the long horse, in international competition at the 1998 European Championships.

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