Guang Chenchen of China competes in the women's balance beam final in the Tokyo Olympics at Ariake Gymnastics Centre in Tokyo, Japan, August 3, 2021. /CFP
Chinese gymnast Guan Chenchen won a gold medal for the women's balance beam at the Tokyo Olympics on Tuesday.
16-year-old Guan, a balance beam specialist, topped the competition in 14.633 points, trailed by her teammate Tang Xijing in 14.233 points.
U.S. gymnast Simone Biles took bronze in 14.000 points after she withdrew from individual all-around, vault, floor exercise and uneven bars finals.
Guan, who finished first in 14.933 in qualification, was the last to compete on the apparatus. She secured the third gymnastics gold for China, with a 6.600-difficulty routine.
18-year-old Tang, who was placed second to qualify, received an unparalleled 8.233 execution score for her routine, settling for silver in the final.
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