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

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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.