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China's Zhu Xueying takes gold, Liu Lingling silver in women's trampoline at Tokyo Olympics

China has taken the top of the podium in women's trampoline.

Zhu Xueying edged teammate Liu Lingling for gold in the finals. Xueying's score of 56.635 was just enough to top Lingling's total of 56.350. Bryony Page of Great Britain earned the bronze after taking silver in Rio de Janeiro in 2016.

Two-time defending Olympic champion Rosie MacLennan of Canada just missed the podium, finishing fourth.

Lingling topped qualifying with a two-round total of 105.470, just ahead of Xueying, giving her the chance to go last in the finals. Xueying drilled her set, which requires gymnasts to string together 10 consecutive aerial maneuvers while jumping 25 feet into the air.

Lingling followed but couldn't quite catch her teammate.

The two medals for the Chinese pushed their total to 13 since the sport was introduced at the 2000 Olympics in Sydney, far and away the most in the discipline.

Nicole Ahsinger, who finished 10th in Brazil, advanced to her first Olympic final and finished sixth. The 23-year-old American said she plans to aim for the 2024 Games in Paris.