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India Wins Bronze at World Gymnastics in Melbourne


The Gymnast who win bronze for India, Aruna Budda Reddy makes India proud by winning the Bronze for Women’s Vaults at the World’s Gymnastics 2018 at Melbourne. With two attempts and an average score of 13.699, she stood third competing with Slovenian Tjasa Kysslef and Australian Emily Whitehead.  Slovenian Tjasa Kysslef won Gold Medal scoring 13.800 while Australian Emily Whitehead bagged Silver with 13.699 in the finals.

Pranati Nayak scored an aggregate of 13.416 after two attempts and stood in the 6th place. She surely has increased hope and appears to promise better performances in the years to come.

Aruna exhibited a powerful start choosing a difficulty level of 4.600 in the beginning.  She propelled herself up the vault and scored 9.066.  During the second execution, she chose the higher difficulty level of 4.800 but could reach the score of 8.833 taking her to a total of 13.633.  The aggregate finally left her with 13.649 as the final score.

During the qualifying game, Aruna emerged second with 13.566 to reach the finals.  Pranati qualified for the 4th position with an average score of 13.483 after two attempts.

Ashish Kumar was the first ever Gymnast to win a Bronze for India at the Commonwealth Games 2010.

Dipa Karmakar became the first Woman Gymnast to win a Bronze for India in the Women’s Vault during Commonwealth Games 2014.  Dipa Karmakar had made news when she represented India at Rio Olympics 2016.  India achieved another milestone in 52 years when she first represented the nation in the Gymnastics category at Rio Olympics 2016.  She finished 4th and missed out on an Olympic Bronze that year.

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