Gymnastics at the 2016 Summer Olympics – Women's vault

Women's vault
at the Games of the XXXI Olympiad
VenueHSBC Arena
Date14 August 2016
Competitors8 from 8 nations
Winning score15.966
1st, gold medalist(s)Simone Biles United States
2nd, silver medalist(s)Maria Paseka Russia
3rd, bronze medalist(s)Giulia Steingruber Switzerland
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The women's vault competition at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The event was held at the HSBC Arena on 14 August.

The medals were presented by Larry Probst IOC member, United States and Nellie Kim, FIG Women's Artistic Gymnastics Technical Committee President.

Format competition

The top eight qualifiers in the qualification phase (limit two per NOC) advanced to the apparatus final. Qualification scores were then ignored, with only final round scores counting. Each gymnast performed two vaults.

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