Back Tuck (Floor Exercise)

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Event
Floor exercise

Skill type
Acrobatic

Known as
Back tuck
Tuck back
Why?

About
Obviously, the back tuck on floor is far too simple to even be drawn by the code of points, but it has developed a new recent life for gymnasts who will pretend to connect it out of a tumbling pass for bonus even though they’re clearly just landing, pausing, and then doing a random back tuck that no one asked for.

Value
A

Currently performed by
Teja Belak (SLO)
Gabrielle Douglas (USA)

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