Gymnastics at the 2008 Summer Olympics – Men's rings

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Men's rings
at the Games of the XXIX Olympiad
Medalists
1st, gold medalist(s) Chen Yibing  China
2nd, silver medalist(s) Yang Wei  China
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Oleksandr Vorobiov  Ukraine
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Men's rings competition at the 2008 Summer Olympics was held on August 18 at the Beijing National Indoor Stadium.

The eight competitors (with a maximum of two per nation) with the highest scores in qualifying proceeded to the men's rings finals. There, each gymnast performed again; the scores from the final round (ignoring qualification) determined final ranking.

Final[edit]

Position Gymnast Country A Score B Score Penalty Total
Gold medal icon.svg Chen Yibing  China 7.300 9.300 16.600
Silver medal icon.svg Yang Wei  China 7.500 8.925 16.425
Bronze medal icon.svg Oleksandr Vorobiov  Ukraine 7.200 9.125 16.325
4 Andrea Coppolino  Italy 7.100 9.125 16.225
5 Danny Pinheiro Rodrigues  France 7.500 8.725 16.225
6 Matteo Morandi  Italy 7.100 9.100 16.200
7 Robert Stanescu  Romania 7.000 8.825 15.825
8 Yordan Yovchev  Bulgaria 6.800 8.725 15.525

Qualified competitors[edit]

Position Gymnast A Score[1] B Score Penalty Total
1  Chen Yibing (CHN) 7.300 9.225 16.525
2  Yordan Yovchev (BUL) 7.300 8.975 16.275
3  Oleksandr Vorobiov (UKR) 7.200 9.050 16.250
4  Yang Wei (CHN) 7.300 8.925 16.225
5  Matteo Morandi (ITA) 7.100 8.925 16.025
6  Andrea Coppolino (ITA) 6.800 9.175 15.975
7  Danny Pinheiro Rodrigues (FRA) 7.200 8.600 15.800
8  Robert Stanescu (ROU) 7.000 8.750 15.750

References[edit]

  1. ^ Scoring in artistic gymnastics is based on two separate scores that are then combined in order to come to the final score. The A score measures the difficulty of each element (and combinations of elements) within the routine, while the B score evaluates the performance, ie, the "execution, composition and artistry" of the routine. For further information, please see the Code of Points article.