Commonwealth Games 2018: Odisha’s Rakesh Patra reaches final of Artistic Gymnastics

KalingaTV News Network

Gold Coast: India’s ace gymnast Rakesh Patra qualified for the rings apparatus final in the men’s artistic gymnastics event of the 21st Commonwealth Games here on Thursday.

Patra, who hails from the holy city of Puri in the state of Odisha, took part in the rings and parallel bars scoring 13.950 and 13.350 respectively.

The 26-year-old made the final in fifth spot behind Courtney Tulloch (15.200), Niles Wilson (14.750), Renee Cournoyer (14.200) and Scott Morgan (14.200).

The final will be held on Sunday.

Earlier this year, Patra had secured 4th spot at Melbourne World Cup final (rings).


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