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Pranati Nayak wins bronze at Asian Gymnastics Championships

Gymnast Pranati Nayak has sealed her berth for the FIG World Artistic Championships after winning a bronze at the Asian tournament. This is Pranati's second bronze from the event overall.

Indian gymnast Pranati Nayak at Tokyo Olympics

Pranati Nayak (Source- Getty)


The Bridge Desk

Updated: 18 Jun 2022 9:19 AM GMT

Gymnast Pranati Nayak bagged a bronze medal at the 9th Asian Artistic Gymnastics Championships in Doha, Qatar after scoring 13.367 (13.767 and 12.967 in her first and second vault attempts respectively) in the Finals.

Korea's Yeo Seojeong won the gold medal while Japan's Miyata Shoko took home the silver medal from the Vault Finals in Doha.

Hailing from Kolkata, West Bengal, this was Nayak's second bronze medal win in the Asian Artistic Championships. Earlier in 2019, Nayak had also clinched the brown metal with an attempt of 13.384.

Veteran Indian gymnast Dipa Karmakar has also been a bronze medallist at the Asian Artistic Championships and has a 14.725 score to show for her 2015 win.

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The Tokyo Olympics-returned Pranati Nayak has qualified for FIG World Artistic Championships with this bronze achievement, as well.

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