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Hatch earns bronze medal in vault

Updated: August 22, 2004, 8:59 PM ET
Associated Press

ATHENS, Greece -- ATHENS, Greece -- Annia Hatch became the first American woman since Mary Lou Retton to win an Olympic medal in vault Sunday, taking the silver behind Monica Rosu of Romania.

Anna Pavlova of Russia took bronze.

Hatch, a former national champion in Cuba, qualified for the Olympics in 1996 but wasn't able to go because of financial restraints in the country.

She moved to the United States and got married. Then, after a five-year retirement, Hatch resumed her gymnastics ...

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