Aruna Reddy creates history for Indian gymnastics

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Melbourne, Feb 24 (IANS) Aruna Budda Reddy created history by becoming the first Indian to clinch a medal at the gymnastics World Cup when she took bronze in the women’s vault event here on Saturday.

Aruna registered a score of 13.369 points to finish behind Tjasa Kysslef of Slovenia and Emily Whitehead of Australia who finished with gold and silver, respectively.

Kysslef had a score of 13.800, while Whitehead registered 13.699 in the finals.

Pranati Nayak, the second Indian in the fray, finished sixth with an aggregate score of 13.416 after two attempts.

–IANS

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