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Yamilet, first Dominican gymnast to reach Olympic singles finals

London.-  Yamilet Peña on Sunday became the first Dominican to attend the Olympic Games and reach the finals of the women’s singles event on equipment.

“I am happy and totally satisfied for reaching the goal of passing to the finals. Now let’s hope that happens,” Peña said, quoted by

The gymnast, pursued by the various international media outlets covering the Olympics, had dazzled the capacity crowd at the North Greenwich Arena, which gave her a long applause after her big showing.

She finished with 14,699, behind only Karla Morony of the U.S., with 15,000, and Russian Maria Paseta’s 14,806.

Source: Dominican Today

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