Vault: Biles, Paseka, Steingrueber

Yet another Olympic Gold medal for Simone Biles. Well deserved.

1. Simone Biles 🇺🇸 15,966
2. Maria Paseka 🇷🇺 15,253
3. Giulia Steingruber 🇨🇭 15,216

4. Karmakar 15.066
5. Wang 14.999
6. Hong 14.9
7. Chusovitina 14.833
8. Olsen 14.816
full results

Clearly FIG rules reward difficulty too much relative to execution. There’s too much incentive to chuck double fronts and Yurchenko triple twist despite a very low chance of landing safely. I’m embarrassed for FIG WTC. The E-score judges are ranking, not judging. Ranking in a very small range.

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One thought on “Vault: Biles, Paseka, Steingrueber”

  1. I agree. They need to increase the severity of deductions for vault.

    It’s not just the double fronts that were a mess. There were stacks of very bad leg form on many of the WAG twisting vaults also. I thought Paseka was trying a new Stalder entry vault on one her her attemps, her legs were so far apart over the table.

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