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[Tokyo Olympics] New Olympic vault gold medalist pays tribute to former champion
[Tokyo Olympics] New Olympic vault gold medalist pays tribute to former champion
Olympic GamesAug 2, 2021
TOKYO -- South Korean gymnast Shin Jea-hwan did something on Monday that only one other gymnast from the country had done: winning an Olympic gold medal.    And after grabbing the men's vault title at the Tokyo Olympics on Monday, Shin paid tribute to the man that came before him, the 2012 Olympic vault champion Yang Hak-seon.    Shin and Yang both competed in the vault event here. Shin won the qualification stage, but Yang finished ninth, just missing out on the final, w