Tsukahara Double Full (Zamolodchikova)




Known as
Tsukahara 2/1
Tsuk double twist
Kasamastu 1/1
Kas full

Named after
Elena Zamolodchikova (RUS)

The question when it comes to naming the Tsukahara layout with two twists is whether you call it a Tsukahara 2/1 or a Kasamatsu 1/1. In the men’s code, these two are specifically listed as different vaults. In the women’s code, however, Tsukahara 2/1 is used as a catch-all to refer to all handspring “1/4-1/2″-on, layout vaults with two twists, while Kasamatsu refers to a specific twisting technique used on the same skill. The difference has to do with the direction of twisting and is explained beautifully here.

If you don’t care so much about that, you can just refer to them all as Tsuk double fulls, and no one will make fun of you. Or if all of this seems too confusing, just call it the Zamolodchikova. You know, to honor her.

5.60 (2017—)
6.00 (2006–2016)

Currently performed by
Oksana Chusovitina (UZB)
Dipa Karmakar (IND)
Liu Jinru (CHN)
Lu Yufei (CHN)
Alexa Moreno (MEX)
Marcia Vidiaux (CUB)
Wang Yan (CHN)

Previously performed by (active gymnasts)
Ellie Black (CAN) (2013)
Giulia Steingruber (SUI (2012)


Because gymnastics is a comedy, not a drama

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