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Audrys Nin Reyes wins gold in vault in university games in Taiwan

Dominican gymnast, Audrys Nin Reyes, scored 14.783 points to win the gold medal in the Artistic Gymnastics vault competition of the 29th Summer Universiade taking place in Taipei, Taiwan. The runner-ups were Oleg Verniaiev of Ukraine and Andrei-Vasile Muntean of Rumania.

The 22-year old Dominican male gymnast is studying for a career in physical education at the Autonomous University of Santo Domingo (UASD). Nin had previously won the in vault at the World Challenge Cup in Osijek, Croatia.

Also competing for the Dominican Republic in Artistic Gymnastics, Yamilet Peña Abreu, who studies at the Ibero-American University (Unibe) was ranked sixth in women’s vault.

El Dia newspaper reports that with the gold won by Nin, the DR now totals three medals, with the other two being silver, both in weightlifting. The DR is currently in 22nd place after four days of competition. South Korea, Japan and Taiwan are heading the list of medal winners with 17, 15 and 12 golds each.

The Summer Universiade is organized every two years by the International University Sports Federation. The Summer Universiade consists of 14 compulsory sports and up to 3 optional sports chosen by the host country.…7-main-results

Source: Fisu

Aug 24, 2017

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