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Gymnasts in tears after missing gold by a whisker


So close: (Clockwise from left) Koi Sie Yan, Amy Kwan Dict Weng and Izzah Amzan competing in their respective disciplines in the team event yesterday. — Reuters/AFP

So close: (Clockwise from left) Koi Sie Yan, Amy Kwan Dict Weng and Izzah Amzan competing in their respective disciplines in the team event yesterday. — Reuters/AFP

TEARS flowed as Amy Kwan Dict Weng, Koi Sie Yan and Izzah Amzan came within a whisker to end Malaysia’s 20-year wait for a gold medal in rhythmic gymnastics.

Their best was just not good enough as they lost by 2.675 points to Cyprus to settle for silver.

   

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