The Olympic gymnastics competition concluded Tuesday with event finals for the women on beam and floor, and men’s finals on the parallel bars and horizontal bar.
Three members of the gold-medal winning U.S. women’s team were in action Tuesday.
Aly Raisman concluded her Olympics in winning fashion Tuesday, winning the floor exercise and taking bronze in the beam final.
Competing third on the floor, Raisman posted a 15.600. No one was able to catch her, and the American claimed her first individual gold of the London Games. Raisman finished her Olympic debut with three total medals: two golds, one bronze.
Romania's Catalina Ponor took silver on the floor and Russia's Aliya Mustafina earned bronze.
On the beam, Raisman, who performed last, was initially scored a 14.966 after her routine, but the judges later reviewed her scores and moved her up to a 15.066, which gave her the bronze medal. It marked Raisman’s first individual medal of these Olympics. She finished in a tie for third in the all-around competition, but the tiebreak procedure left her off the podium.
China finished 1-2 on the beam with Deng Linlin taking gold and Sui Lu earning the silver.
All-around champion Gabby Douglas ended her first Olympics on the balance beam. Douglas was wobbly throughout her routine and fell on the beam – wrapping her arms and legs around the beam to avoid hitting the ground – midway through her routine. Her deductions left her with a score of 13.633. Douglas also competed in Monday’s uneven bars final but slight mistakes put her in last place.
Jordyn Wieber, the reigning world champion who didn’t qualify for the Olympic all-around competition, sought her first individual Olympic medal on the floor exercise. She stepped out of bounds during her routine and posted a 14.500, which kept her out of the medals.
The American men were also in action Tuesday when Danell Leyva and Jonathan Horton competed in the horizontal bar final.
Leyva, the all-around bronze medalist, was first up on the horizontal bar, where he recorded a 15.833.
Horton finished with a 15.466.
The Netherlands’ Epke Zonderland won gold in the event while Germany’s Fabian Hambuechen was second and China’s Zou Kai was third.