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Gymnastics: North Korea’s Ri takes gold; Bronze awarded via tiebreak

Gymnastics - Artistic - Olympics: Day 10

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - AUGUST 15: Se Gwang Ri of North Korea competes in the Men’s Vault Final on day 10 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at Rio Olympic Arena on August 15, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Photo by Alex Livesey/Getty Images)

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North Korea’s Se Gwang Ri posted a 15.691 on the vault to take gold at the Rio Olympics on Monday.

The 31-year-old Ri boasts golds from the 2014 and 2015 World Championships as well.

Going last after a bronze on the rings, Russia’s Denis Abliazin surged into silver with a 15.516.

Japan’s Kenzo Shirai and Romania’s Marian Dragulesco posted twin 15.449 scores, with Shirai taking the bronze via tiebreak.

It’s North Korea’s second gold of the Games.

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