Aruna Reddy creates history for Indian gymnastics

By Indo Asian News Service | Saturday, February 24, 2018 | 4:38:04 PM IST (+05:30 GMT) Comment 0 Comment

Melbourne, Feb 24 (IANS) Aruna Budda Reddy created history by becoming the first Indian to clinch a medal at the gymnastics World Cup when she took bronze in the women's vault event here on Saturday.

Melbourne, Feb 24 (IANS) Aruna Budda Reddy created history by becoming the first Indian to clinch a medal at the gymnastics World Cup when she took bronze in the women's vault event here on Saturday.

Aruna registered a score of 13.369 points to finish behind Tjasa Kysslef of Slovenia and Emily Whitehead of Australia who finished with gold and silver, respectively.

Kysslef had a score of 13.800, while Whitehead registered 13.699 in the finals.

Pranati Nayak, the second Indian in the fray, finished sixth with an aggregate score of 13.416 after two attempts.

--IANS

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