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    Russia's Maria Paseka competes in the women's vault event final of the Artistic Gymnastics at the Olympic Arena during the Rio 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro on August 14, 2016

    Russian Gymnast Maria Paseka Wins Silver On Vault at Rio Olympics

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    Russian artistic gymnast Maria Paseka won a silver medal on vault beating Switzerland’s Giulia Steingruber and losing only to US gymnast Simone Biles.

    RIO DE JANEIRO (Sputnik) — Russian artistic gymnast Maria Paseka won a silver medal on vault at the Rio Olympics on Sunday.

    Paseka scored 15.253 points, beating Switzerland’s Giulia Steingruber and losing only to US gymnast Simone Biles, who scored gold with 15.966 points.

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