Olympics gymnastics: Deng Linlin wins women's beam gold

Deng Linlin

Deng Linlin won the women's beam to secure the second Olympic gymnastics gold medal of her career and China's 33rd at London 2012.

The 20-year-old, who finished on 15.600 points, led the event from start to finish after pre-Olympic favourite finishing last.

World champion Sui Lu of China won silver with 15.500 while America's Alexandra Raisman was awarded bronze.

Romanian Catalina Ponor matched Raisman with 15.066 but lost out on execution.

China top the London 2012 medal table with 20 silver medals and 14 bronze medals to add to their 33 golds.

Final Results

Final results by Athlete
Rank Athlete Country Medal moment Result
1 Deng CHN 15.600 pts
2 Sui CHN 15.500 pts
3 Raisman USA 15.066 pts