Russia dethrones record world champion China at Turn World Cup

High tension at the Art World Gymnastics Championships in Stuttgart: In a dramatic team finale, Russia's artistic gymnasts have dethroned record champion China at the World Championships and their first team title brought for 28 years. They decided on the horizontal bar the final duel against the defending champion for themselves and then celebrated with a little Tänzchen.Nikita Nagorni retained the king's device as the last gymnast of the competition the nerves and brought his exercise in the end certainly in the state. For China, Sun Wei previously had prematurely have to dismount and thus initiated the title loss.

The long also on gold course turning Japanese had to settle for the bronze medal in the end. The failure of two-time all-around Olympic champion Kohei Uchimura weighed in the end too heavy and let the device artists from the Far Eastern Empire on the last two devices lose the connection. Other than the extremely flawed team final of the women on Tuesday delivered the eight strongest ranks of the Vorkampfs a competition at the highest level. No team could decisively settle in the first rounds. The US girls, however, had prevailed confidently with a start-finish victory. Finals without DTB team – Swiss make mood constantly changed in front of 7,500 spectators in the again sold-out Hanns Martin Schleyer Hall the leadership. After the first round Russia was ahead, then China took the lead. The "half time" led Japan before rank one fell back in the interim at China. This had even before the last rotation inventory. With cowbells and a lot of enthusiasm many fans from Switzerland caused a lot of mood in the arena. Their compatriots on the podium, however, had as expected nothing to do with the medal and ended up at the end of the seventh and penultimate place. The squad of the German Gymnastics Federation (DTB) had clearly missed the qualification for the team decision with 12th place. After all, the placement was enough to secure the Olympic tickets for Tokyo 2020. The world title fights will continue on Thursday (16:00 clock) with the all-around decision of the women. For the DTB, the German record champion Elisabeth Seitz from Stuttgart and the Cologne Sarah Voss go to the devices. Artistic Gymnastics, World Championships in Stuttgart, men, team finals: 1. Russia 261.726 points, 2. China 260.729, 3. Japan 258.159, 4. USA 254.578 , 5. Great Britain 251,611, 6th Taiwan 248,243, 7th Switzerland 247,038, 8th Ukraine 246,593

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