Great double layouts off bars

I asked for examples of great double layouts off bars that didn’t come from Chinese gymnasts. Here’s a sampling that commenters favored. Thanks, commenters!

Dominique Moceanu, 1995 World Championships Team Final:

Anna Pavlova, 2008 Olympic Games All-Around:

Kate Richardson, 2000 Olympic Games Prelims:

Courtney McCool, 2004 U.S. Championships Day Two:

Tasha Schwikert, 2001 World Championships AA:

Honorable mention: Nastia Liukin before 2006, Bridget Sloan, Andreea Isarescu, Vanessa Atler circa 1995, and Aagje Vanwalleghem. Elise Ray I don’t think ever competed a double layout from bars except maybe as a level 10, but she had an amazing full-twisting double.

6 Responses to “Great double layouts off bars”

  1. Gymnastics Coaching Says:

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  2. Lynn Says:

    McCool the best by far!

  3. bc Says:

    Courtney McCool has such amazing technique. What a great double layout.

  4. gemuetlichkeit Says:

    Bridget’s double layout yesterday was pretty sweet, too. She stuck it cold.

  5. mrsolis Says:

    Why the chinese are excluded? I miss Yang Yun, Jiang Yuyuan…

    • Blythe Says:

      Mrsolis — the Chinese are excluded because a commenter asked specifically for some examples of great double layouts not from Chinese gymnasts. That’s not to say that the Chinese don’t have amazing double layouts, however.

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