Tokyo Olympics, Gymnastics: Rebeca Andrade of Brazil wins women's vault

Rebeca Andrade of Brazil won the women's gymnastics vault gold medal at the Tokyo Olympics on Sunday.

Brazilian gymnast Rebeca Andrade in action.   -  Getty Images

Brazilian gymnast Rebeca Andrade has added a gold medal on vault to go with the silver she earned in the all-around.

Andrade put together a pair of soaring vaults to post an average of 15.083. The medals Andrade has won in Tokyo are the first and second ever for Brazil in gymnastics at the 2020 Tokyo Games.

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American MyKayla Skinner, who entered the competition after defending Olympic champion Simone Biles pulled out to focus on her mental health, captured the silver. The 24-year-old was an alternate on the 2016 U.S. Olympic team.

Yeo Seojeong of Korea took the bronze.

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