Our immediate reactions after watching the second day of event finals at the Tokyo Olympics. Today, women’s floor, men’s vault and rings:
All the details you didn’t see on tv, direct from Tokyo:
- 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!
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