Rio Olympics 2016: Great Britain reach women's team gymnastics final

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GB's Downie recovers magnificently after falling on her neck
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Ellie Downie recovered from hurting her neck in a bad fall to help Great Britain reach the women's team gymnastics final at the Rio Olympics.

Downie, 17, was completing a somersault on the floor when she landed awkwardly.

She was assessed by medical staff and returned to compete on the vault.

Britain finished fourth in qualifying with a total of 174.064, behind Russia, China and defending champions USA, with the top eight teams progressing to Tuesday's team final.

Downie, meanwhile, finished 24th in the all-around qualification meaning she is into the final.

"I crunched my neck," Downie said. "It sounds pretty gross but I just felt dizzy before my last tumble.

"They put me in a wheelchair and I was like, 'I don't need a wheelchair.'

"I was better than I thought so I came back out and vaulted."

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