Sunday, September 19, 2021

Russia wins gold at Tokyo Olympics in women gymnastics



The Russian women’s gymnastics team beat USA to win gold at the Tokyo Olympics women’s gymnastics final held yesterday.

Russia’s win breaks a decade long winning streak by the USA women’s team at the Olympics gymnastics.

It also seals the Russian team’s dominance in the sport for this year’s Olympics as the Russian men’s team also whisked home the gold medal on Monday.

Despite many expectations for her performance, USA’s gymnastics star, Simone Biles had to pull out of the teams’ final competition due to a medical issue.

Vladislava Urazova, Viktoriia Listunova and Angelina Melnikova of the Russian team clinched gold with a score of 169.528, while Team USA won silver with 166.096 and Great Britain bronze with 164.096.