Tkatchev

Apparatus/setup: horizontal bar

FIG element: C (0.3)

Description: A giant swing backwards followed by contra straddle over the bar to swing on the bar.

Synonyms

  • Tkatchev (Nederlands)
  • reverse hecht (English)

Extra information

This element was invented the the USSR by Gaverdovskij (1987) and was first performed in the '60 by Soviet Pitomcev on national championships. Internationally it was first performed by Soviet gymnast Vladimir Tkachev, in Vilnus during the European championships in 1977.\r\nAfterward he also performed the piked Tkatchev. Valeri Liukin performed the straight Tkatchev in 1988 and also the straight Tkatchev with full turn.

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