Olympics-Gymnastics-Liu leads China to one-two win in men's rings

Olympics-Gymnastics-Liu leads China to one-two win in men's rings

2/8/2021 1:13:00 PM

Olympics-Gymnastics-Liu leads China to one-two win in men's rings

Liu Yang led a China one-two in the men's gymnastics rings event final at the Tokyo Olympics on Monday, claiming a slim victory over compatriot ...

SportLiu Yang led a China one-two in the men's gymnastics rings event final at the Tokyo Olympics on Monday, claiming a slim victory over compatriot You Hao.Gold medallist Liu Yang of China celebrates on the podium with his medal on Aug 2, 2021. (Photo: Reuters/Mike Blake)

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02 Aug 2021 05:30PMShare this contentBookmarkTOKYO: Liu Yang led a China one-two in the men's gymnastics rings event final at the Tokyo Olympics on Monday, claiming a slim victory over compatriot You Hao.Greece's Eleftherios Petrounias, winner of the ring gold at the 2016 Rio Games, took the bronze.

AdvertisementAdvertisementYang's clinical performance and flawless dismount earned him a score of 15.500, a sliver over You's 15.300 and Petrounias's 15.200.It marks the first time China has topped the rings podium since going one-two at the 2008 Beijing Summer Games. headtopics.com

(Reporting by Chang-Ran Kim and Steve Keating; Editing by Shri Navaratnam) Read more: CNA »

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