Doha, Qatar – Gemini’s Ana wins Silver on beam at World Champtionships
Ana Padurariu captured Canada’s second medal of the world gymnastics championships on Saturday in in Doha, Qatar. The 16-year-old from Whitby, Ont., earned a silver medal in the balance beam final.
“This is unbelievable, I’m still trying to believe it right now,” Padurariu said. “It paid off. These weeks have been a roller coaster, but it ended on a good note, and that’s all I can ask for.”
It’s Canada’s second medal of the world championships as Shallon Olsen of Surrey, B.C., took silver in vault on Friday.
China’s Liu Tingting took the balance beam world title, while American superstar Simone Biles took bronze.
Ellie Black, of Halifax, finished fifth in the event.
Source: CBC Sports