Handspring full on, tuck
Elena Davydova (SOV)
Ready for some naming drama? OK. This vault was retroactively named after Elena Davydova when the open-ended code was published, despite not being named after her back when she was competing. Davydova attempted the vault unsuccessfully in the event finals of the 1980 Olympics, but may have performed it successfully on another occasion (i.e., the 1981 world event finals, though her vaults in that EF have been lost to the sands of time).
No one performs this vault anymore because it’s a handspring full on and WHY.