Three inquiries have been submitted during this final: Aliya Mustaifina, Simone Biles and Kyla Ross. Mustafina's had been rejected<. But the chance was with the Americans. Simone Biles, who was 6th with 14.133, has seen her score updated to 14.333 for 3rd place. Kyla Ross scored 14.733 and had 14.833 after the inquiry, not enough to get the gold.
MUSTAFINA (RUS) was the first gymnast to go. She showed much better execution than in qualifications, with an Onodi, a side somi and a free walkover. she almost stuck her dismount (14.900).
Kyla ROSS (USA) was rock solid, as usual, and justn took a step on her double tuck dismount.
Simone BILES (USA) had troubles during this final, with some wobbles on her back handspring layout and her front tuck. But otherwise she was very solid and impressed with her back handspring back handspring full twisting double tuck dismount.
The favorite, Larisa IORDACHE (ROU), who was first after the qualifications, fell on her back handspring full twist. At this point of the competition, a fall can ruin all of your hopes for a medal.
1. MUSTAFINA (RUS) 14.900
2. ROSS (USA) 14.833
3. BILES (USA) 14.333
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