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DPRK's Ri wins men's vault final at gymnastics worlds in Glasgow

Updated: 2015-11-02 08:25

GLASGOW, Britain - Ri Se Gwang from Democratic People's Republic of Korea on Sunday won men's vault final at 2015 World Gymnastics Championships held in Glasgow, Scotland.

DPRK's Ri wins men's vault final at gymnastics worlds in Glasgow


DPRK's Ri Se Gwang competes in the vault during the men's apparatus final at the World Gymnastics Championships at the Hydro arena in Glasgow, Scotland, November 1, 2015.  [Photo/Agencies]

The 30-year-old gymnast achieved a total score of 15.450 points in two jumps with the same difficulty of 6.40.

Romania's Dragulescu Marian got the second place by 15.400 points, while the United States's Whittenburgh Donnell garnered 15.350 points for the third place.

Verniaiev Oleg and Radivilov Igor, both from Ukraine, gained the fourth and the fifth respectively by 15.283 and 15.083 points.

Russia's Abliazin Denis, Japan's Shirai Kenzo and South Korea's Kim Hansol became the sixth, seventh and eighth respectively by 14.850, 14.516 and 14.500 points.


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