Blanik (vault)

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Blanik is the name of a technique in vault in artistic gymnastics, a double front handspring vault in piked position in, followed by a double back Tsukahara. The piked performance of the technique has rating 10.0 in the Code of Points. The vault was first performed by the Polish gymnast Leszek Blanik, and is named after him.[1][2] Leszek Blanik was the world champion in vault 2007, and Olympic champion in vault in 2008.[3]


  1. ^ Leszek Blanik at the International Federation of Gymnastics (Retrieved on 14 September 2008)
  2. ^ Blanik's profile in "International Gymnast" (Retrieved on 14 September 2008)
  3. ^ "Leszek Blanik". SR/Olympic Sports. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved 26 December 2008. 

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