On Sunday, Jade problem on her run-up to her 1st vault in Vault Finals on Sunday, … came back with a great 2nd vault, but finished 8th … she returned today with her best Floor performance of her career for a Gold Medal in Floor Finals!
AP: Jade Carey’s long road to the Olympics ends with Gold
NYTimes: Simone Biles Will Compete, and Helped Jade Carey Prepare for Gold
USA Gymnastics: Photo Gallery … of Jade!
Jade's Floor Final Results:
Floor Results (PDF)
Floor, D= 6.300 E=8.066, 14.366, 1st GOLD!!
(Qualif. D=6.2, E=7.9, 14.1)
(Starting at ~72:13 of Main Coverage Replay Video … Awards Ceremony starts ~115:53)
You can watch this video on YouTube ... that's what the link was for ...
Jade, & Laurie Hernadez, with Hoda on NBC: only first half of video
Photos of Jade Carey’s Gymnastics Leotards From the Tokyo Olympics and
Jade’s Vault Final Results:
Vault Results (PDF)
11.933, D=3.3 E= 8.633
Vault 2 – Amanar
12.900, D=5.8 E= 9.1 Penalty = -2.0 (for not two different vault Groups, both were Yurchenko vaults)
Vault Average 12.416
(Starting at ~76:25 of Main Coverage Replay Video)
Jade becomes the 12th OSU athlete to win an Olympic Gold Medal! (Gary Payton won 2 for OSU’s total of 13) She is only the 6th OSU individual to win a Gold Medal … and the 1st since Dick Fosbury in 1968!! She is the 1st Gold Medal winner at OSU to compete for OSU AFTER winning Gold since the early 20th Century! (The first, won in 1908 and competed for OAC in 1909, … and the two Diving Gold Medal winners in 1920 MAY have (??) competed for OSU afterwards.)
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