|Full name||Leszek Blanik|
1 March 1977 |
|Discipline||Men's artistic gymnastics|
|Club||AZS AWFiS Gdansk|
|Head coach(es)||Andrey Levit|
|Assistant coach(es)||Piotr Mikolajek|
Leszek Blanik (born 1 March 1977 in Wodzisław Śląski) is a Polish gymnast, World and Olympic champion in vault. He was the first to perform a handspring double front vault in piked position which now has been named after him.
Blanik won a gold medal in vault at the 2007 World Championships in Stuttgart, earning him an individual berth to the 2008 Beijing Olympics. He also has two World silver medals, from 2002 in Debrecen, and 2005 in Melbourne.
- Blanik's profile in "International Gymnast" (Retrieved on August 8, 2008)
- "2000 Summer Olympics – Sydney, Australia – Gymnastics" Archived 2008-08-23 at the Wayback Machine. databaseOlympics.com (Retrieved on April 4, 2008)
- official website (Polish)
- Leszek Blanik at the International Federation of Gymnastics
- Blanik(Vault animation)
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