Olympic gymnastics: South Korea`s Yang wins men`s vault

Last Updated: Aug 06, 2012, 22:59 PM IST

London: Yang Hak Seon from South Korea won Olympic gold in the men`s vault Monday.

Reigning World Champion Yang scored 16.533 after two attempts, one of which had a top difficulty rank of 7.4.

Russia`s Denis Ablyazin took silver with 16.399 points for vaults of 7.0 and 7.2 difficulty.

The bronze medal went to 19-year-old Igor Radivilov from Ukraine, whose two attempts, both with a 7.0 difficulty mark, brought him 16.316 points.

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