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.

107 Records Found

England

Most People Front Flipped Over At Once

Bradley Jolly

Bradley J. front flipped over 13 people at once, a RecordSetter.com World Record. NOTE: This record is dangerous. If you attempt, use caution and have medical supervision on hand.

United States

Longest Front Split Between Two Chairs

Halana Neman

Halana N. performed a front split between two chairs for 16 minutes, 15.82 seconds.

Scotland

Most Consecutive Back Flips

Sam Mcfarlane

Sam M. performed 27 consecutive back flips.

United States

Longest Leg Hold

megan a

Megan A. held her leg upward and stayed in the position for five minutes, 15.04 seconds.

00:36 France

Longest Back Lever Pose While Balancing Person On Back

Kevin Soler

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

00:29 United States

Most One-Handed Cartwheels In 30 Seconds

Michael Azzam

Michael A. performed 25 one-handed cartwheels in 30 seconds.

England

Longest Time Hanging Upside Down On Rings

steven connor

Steven C. hung upside down on gymnastic-style rings for two minutes, 19.60 seconds.

00:51 United States

Most Consecutive Circled Flares On A Pommel Mushroom

Jack Coppola

Jack C. performed 40 circled flares on a gymnastics pommel mushroom.

00:51 United States

Most Consecutive Circled Flares On A Pommel Mushroom

Jack Coppola

Jack C. performed 40 circled flares on a gymnastics pommel mushroom.

India

Most Cartwheels In 30 Seconds

Gubba Krishiv

Gubba Krishiv completed 31 cartwheels in 30 seconds.

01:17 Australia

Most Back Handsprings On A Trampoline In One Minute

isaac-sullivan

Isaac S. completed 41 back handsprings on a trampoline in one minute.

00:52 Pakistan

Most No Handed Kip-Ups In One Minute

danish malik

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.

02:46 United States

Most Somersaults Performed On A Beach

Barrelrollman

A member of Barrelrollman Organization performed 17 somersaults on a beach. The Barrelrollman Organization was formed to raise funds for the Nurses For Newborns Foundation.

01:02 United States

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

VGASD

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.

00:27 United States

Longest Planche On Parallel Bars

Samii Panda

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

01:05 Singapore

Longest Pike Hold Hanging From Men's Gymnastics Still Rings

Junkai Liow

Junkai L. performed a pike hold for one minute, 2.12 seconds hanging from men's gymnastics still rings.

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