- Japan secure title, with China winning silver
- GB and Max Whitlock excelled on pommel horse
Despite an admirable, tenacious effort from a team lacking some of its most prolific performers, Great Britain narrowly missed out on a medal in the men’s team final of the World Artistic Gymnastics Championships in Antwerp. After an excellent duel with the USA team lasted until the final two rotations, the talented Americans pulled away to take the bronze medal with a score of 252.428 and a three-point lead.
Having established their dominance in qualifications, Japan clinched the world title with a score of 255.594. Behind them, China recovered from a disastrous showing in qualifications to clinch a deserved silver medal with a score of 255.594
Written by Tumaini Carayol at the Sportpaleis
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