Olympic gymnastics: Gold for Dong Dong in trampoline

August 4th, 2012 - 12:07 am ICT by IANS  

London, Aug 3 (IANS) China’s Dong Dong won the gold in the men’s trampoline at the Olympics here Friday, beating Russia’s Dmitry Ushakov.

In a reversal of the results from the 2008 Olympics in Beijing, China’s reigning champion Lu Chunlong took the bronze, while Dong upgraded to gold from the bronze he won four years ago.

Dong set himself the most difficult programme and it paid off, giving him a score of 62.990, more than a point higher than Ushakov.

–IANS/RIA Novosti
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