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BTS is a weekly Q&A podcast just for club gym nerd members! We’re providing daily coverage after each day of competition during the 2020 Tokyo Olympics! It’s our appreciation love letter to club members for supporting the show. Here’s how to ask questions live.
Today, our instant takes from watching day two of event finals. Men’s Rings and Vault, Women’s Floor. Simone Biles withdrew from the floor final, putting Jenifer Gadirova in her place. We discuss…
- Jade Carey is an Olympic Champion!
- The first Olympic medal for Vanessa Ferrari, 2006 World AA Champion and FOUR time Olympian!
- Second Olympic medals in women’s gymnastics EVER for Italy and Japan
- First gymnastics Olympic medal for Armenia with Artur Davtyan’s bronze on vault
- Shin Jeahawn won gold on vault for Korea.There were two sets of ties in vault finals. We’ll explain how they were broken.
- Liu Yang won gold on rings for China proving that judges aren’t above some bonus points for a slow jazz head roll mid-iron cross!
- There was an UNBROKEN tie between Melnikova and Mai and they gave eachother their flowers!