Li Li (gymnast)

Li Li is an artistic gymnast from China. She competed during the early 1990s, and retired in 1994. An Olympian, World Cup medallist and national champion, the beam was her best apparatus. Here, she pioneered the exceptionally difficult and innovative 1​1⁄4 turn on back in kip position, to which the skill is named after her. No other gymnast has been able to perform the maneuver with as many spins.


Li Li is an artistic gymnast from China. She competed during the early 1990s, and retired in 1994. An Olympian, World Cup medallist and national champion, the beam was her best apparatus. Here, she pioneered the exceptionally difficult and innovative 1​1⁄4 turn on back in kip position, to which the skill is named after her. No other gymnast has been able to perform the maneuver with as many spins.
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