Houry Gebeshian’s original element is named after her

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The element that Houry Gebeshian introduced on uneven bars at Rio Olympics on August 11 has been named after her.

The official website of International Federation of Gymnastics confirmed this.

The gymnast told Mediamax Sport in Rio: “This is the best and the most important competition in my life. I also managed to debut a new element that will be named after me. I am immensely proud that Gebeshian surname will be known in the world of gymnastics.”

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