Named jump from Igor Radivilov at the 2016 Olympics
Ukrainian gymnast Igor Radivilov at the Olympics-2016 went into the history. The Radivilov Jump was named after him. But because of the blots on landing athlete was unable to get the medal.
The Radivilov Jump, named after Igor, officially registered in the international rules of gymnastics, the Minister of Youth and Sports of Ukraine Ihor Zhdanov: “Our gymnast Igor Radivilov done his hardest corona The Radivilov Jump at the Olympic Games in Rio. Thus, this element in sport gymnastics officially registered in the international rules. Now this unique jump will forever bear the name of the Ukrainian “.
Prior to this, the International Federation of Gymnastics (FIG) has chosen five new elements in gymnastics, which after 2016 Olympics could get the names of the athletes. Among them was The Radivilov Jump, which provides for three turns in the air before landing on the feet. To sportsman Igor Radivilova was necessary to repeat the jump, which he has performed at the 2012 Olympics, for which he received a bronze medal. In today’s competition, Igor again made an attempt to repeat this element, but at the end of the exercise landed badly, nearly falling. For this Radivilov was removed from the Ukrainian Credit and finished last among all participants in the final.