Olympic gymanstics:Mustafina wins first women`s gold for Russia

Updated: Aug 06, 2012, 22:53 PM IST

London: Russia`s Aliya Mustafina became the Olympic champion in women`s uneven bars here Monday.

Mustafina scored 16.133, beating reigning Chinese Olympic champion He Kexin, who took silver with 15.933 points.

It was the first gymnastics gold for Russia in London and also the first women`s gold for the country.

Beth Tweddle from Great Britain took bronze, scoring 15.916 despite a poor landing.

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