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Commonwealth Games 2018: Indian gymnast Rakesh Patra makes it to final in rings apparatus event

Gold Coast: India's Rakesh Patra has qualified for the rings apparatus final in the men's artistic gymnastics event of the Commonwealth Games.

Patra only took part in the rings and parallel bars scoring 13.950 and 13.350 respectively.

Artistic Gymnastics - Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games - Men's Team Final & Ind. Qualification Subdivision 1 - Coomera Indoor Sports Centre - Gold Coast, Australia - April 5, 2018. Rakesh Patra of India competes on the parallel bars. REUTERS/Paul Childs - UP1EE4504S0LK

File image of Rakesh Patra. Reuters

He made the final in fifth spot behind Courtney Tulloch (15.200), Niles Wilson (14.750), Renee Cournoyer (14.200) and Scott Morgan (14.200). The final will be held on Sunday.

In the team event, India finished ninth and last after aggregating 174 points, the lowest score in the field. Ashish Kumar, Patra and Yogeshwar Singh were the members of the team.

Singapore finished eighth but their overall score was 206, 32 points more than what India managed.

England won the gold with 258 points, ahead of Canada and Scotland, who aggregated 248 and 240 points respectively.


Updated Date: Apr 06, 2018 04:10 AM