Rebeca Andrade made history after becoming the first Brazilian woman to win an Olympic gold medal in artistic gymnastics on Aug. 1.
Andrade won the vault finals with a score of 15.083, earning Brazil’s first-ever gold medal and the second medal of any color in women’s gymnastics.
Andrade, 22, earlier won silver in the individual all-around. She now has two medals at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics.
“It’s a huge pride for me because I saw how much I’ve grown. I’ve matured, and it’s really good. I feel so overwhelmed, happy. I’m feeling incredible,” Andrade told the official website of the Olympics.
American Mykayla Skinner won silver at the vault finals with a score of 14.916.
South Korean Yeo Seo-jeong won bronze with a score of 14.733, making history as the first medalist of her country in women’s gymnastics.
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