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Olga Korbut Uneven Bars with Korbut Flip slow motion replay (1972 Olympics)

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Published on Apr 11, 2010

NOTE*: This is the old version, don't wach it! I had audio recording problems back 1999 and now all internet full of Olga's video with terrible sound.
Click here to watch the new version: http://youtu.be/NZYPcdj_wn4
When Olga performed Korbut Flip at the 1972 Summer Olympics in Munich, it w This as the first backwards release move ever attempted on the uneven bars. ***Broken audio on video (Back in 1999 I didn't have a computer good enough). quality

After the boards displayed a score of 9.8, the audience began to whistle, jeer, stamp their feet, and shout vulgar remarks at the judges in disapproval, believing her score to be too low. However, the judges refused to change her score.

The Korbut Flip on uneven bars is no longer allowed in gymnastics competition because it involves standing on the high bar, a maneuver which is now illegal in the Code of Points.

Comments • 174

desumeme
I've seen lots of comparisons between gymnastics then and now, but she makes modern gymnastic routines look like dog shit.
ocelotrevs
Banning things that no one else can do. 
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SuckTitles
What I don't get is why these people go to the Olympics and not become a super hero.
Kashyap Puranik
9gag
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Jennifer Hollyfield
What were the judges thinking they should have gave her a ten that was amazing.
scr34m1ng
1:01 "wow, this crowd is not gonna let them beat that score. listen to 'em!" crowd: REEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEE
Andrew H.
...I think this should have been the first perfect ten,sorry Nadia... :/
MelodicSoule
I'm kinda glad there're not allowed do some of this stuff anymore watching this makes my pelvis hurt. i wouldn't be surprised if she had difficulty having kids later on
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DJbudx x
i would fuck here
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Starr Portman
72 was a time to be alive lol
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