Gymnastics World Records

Handstands, cartwheels, backflips, handsprings -- gymnastics world records are a rough-and-tumble lot, involving athletes with amazing strength, flexibility and daring. Leotards and judges aren't required, but bravery, bouncing and stilts are most welcome.

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78 Records Found

Most People Front Flipped Over At Once

00:26 United States

Evan Funk front flipped over 10 people lying down at once. NOTE: This feat should only be attempted by trained professionals. Please have proper safety elements in place.

Longest Back Lever Pose While Balancing Person On Back

00:36 France

Kevin S. held a back lever pose for 32.03 seconds with a 55-kilogram person standing on his back.

Longest Leg Hold

04:17 United States

T-Bone held her leg upward and stayed in the position for four minutes, 10.38 seconds.

Longest Time Hanging Upside Down On Rings

02:16 United States

Andreas W. hung upside down on gymnastic-style rings for two minutes, 7.91 seconds.

Most Consecutive Circled Flares On A Pommel Mushroom

00:42 United States

Ryan H. performed 36 circled flares on a gymnastics pommel mushroom.

Most No Handed Kip-Ups In One Minute

00:52 Pakistan

Danish M. completed 18 no-handed kip-ups in one minute. NOTE: For safety purposes, it is recommended you attempt this record on a padded surface.

Most Muscle-Up Exercises While Wearing Snorkeling Mask, Snorkel, And Fins

01:02 United States

Gym Director Cy Platt of the Victory Gymnastics Academy performed 10 muscle-up exercises while wearing a snorkeling mask, snorkel, and fins. The record was set during National Gymnastics Day 2013 at the Victory Gymnastics Academy in San Diego, California.

Longest Planche On Parallel Bars

00:27 United States

Samii P. performed a planche on parallel bars for 18.10 seconds.

Most Cartwheels In 30 Seconds

00:51 United States

Michael A. completed 28 cartwheels in 30 seconds.

Longest Handstand On A Gymnastics Balance Beam

01:28 United States

Michael L. performed a handstand on a gymnastics balance beam for one minute, 25.19 seconds.

Longest Handstand On A Pommel Mushroom

00:53 United States

Michael L. performed a handstand on a pommel mushroom for 51.70 seconds.

Most Consecutive "Tick Tock" Gymnast Moves In 30 Seconds

00:45 Canada

Tori G. completed 31 tick tocks in 30 seconds.

Most Somersaults Performed On A Beach

01:21 United States

Clint P. performed 12 somersaults on a beach.

Most Standing Back Flips Performed In A Roll-Off In One Minute

01:12 United States

Members of Victory Gymnastics Academy performed a total of 133 standing back flips in a roll-off in one minute. The record was set during National Gymnastics Day 2013 at Victory Gymnastics Academy in San Diego, California.

Most Consecutive Back Flips

00:27 United States

Alex R. performed eight consecutive back flips.

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