Houry Gebeshian not only became Armenia’s first female Olympic artistic gymnast, she also got a move named after her at the Rio 2016 Olympics! We talk about how she developed the Gebeshian, an uneven bars mount, as well as how she came to represent Armenia, and what it’s like to be an Olympian from a country that doesn’t have a lot of resources.

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Here are Houry’s wonderful routines from Rio:

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