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Maroney wins vault title, Komova golden on bars

Maroney continues U.S. dominance on vault

Originally Published: October 15, 2011
By Blythe Lawrence | Special to espnW

TOKYO -- American McKayla Maroney won a world title on her best event, vault, Saturday evening as event finals began at the 2011 World Gymnastics Championships.

Maroney's gold is the third triumph in as many days of women's finals for Team USA. The young, mostly inexperienced American squad surprised by winning the team title in dominating fashion Tuesday night, and Jordyn Wieber followed up less than 48 hours later by becoming the U.S.'s sixth world all-around champion, upsetting ...

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