Brazil's Zanetti takes gold in gymnastics
Posted on: 08:42 PM IST Aug 06, 2012
London: Arthur Nabarrete Zanetti from Brazil on Monday created a sensation when he won the gold medal bettering China's reigning champion in the men's rings final competition at the London Olympics.
Zanetti had never won a major title before he scored 15.900 to beat Chen Yibing, who scored 15.800.
Italy's Matteo Morandi won bronze with a 15.733 score.
Russia's Aleksandr Balandin and Denis Ablyazin both came close to a medal but failed to reach the podium, finishing fourth and fifth with 15.666 and 15.633, respectively.
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