Gymnast Raisman wins third gold

Alexandra Raisman of the United States closed the Olympic artistic gymnastics tournament yesterday by claiming gold in the women’s floor exercise, her third medal o f the London Games.

Having already won gold with the USA in the team final and secured a bronze medal on the balance beam earlier yesterday, Raisman prevailed on the floor with a routine that scored 15.600 points. Romania’s Catalina Ponor finished second, while Russia’s Aliya Mustafina claimed bronze.

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