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China Claim Double Gold in Trampoline Gymnastics at Youth Olympic Games Buenos Aires 2018

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Location: Buenos Aires, Argentina

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STORY HEADLINE: CHINA CLAIM DOUBLE GOLD IN TRAMPOLINE GYMNASTICS AT YOUTH OLYMPIC GAMES BUENOS AIRES 2018

DATE: 14 October, 2018

LOCATION: Buenos Aires, Argentina

LANGUAGE: English, Mandarin

 

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China have dominated Trampoline Gymnastics at this summer’s Youth Olympic Games (YOG) Buenos Aires 2018 by winning double gold.

Sunday’s action kicked off with the women’s final, as Xinyi Fan carried on from where she left off in qualification.

The 16-year-old cruised to the top of the leaderboard from the two preliminary routines earlier in the week and produced the best score of the final – 52.560 – to confirm the gold.

Australia’s Jessica Pickering took silver with a score of 51.645 after a point deduction of -0.200, narrowly ahead of Vera Beliankina from Russia who claimed bronze.

Completing a day to remember on the trampoline for China, Fantao Fu won the men’s Olympic title to secure their dominance.

Finishing second after qualification, the 17-year-old took on what the judges considered to be the most difficult routine of the night in the final, executing well to finish with a score of 58.030.

Also storming up the leaderboard, Great Britain’s Andrew Stamp scored 57.475 to secure silver after qualifying for the final in fifth. Austria’s Benny finished with 57.430 to take bronze.

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