• Kyodo

  • SHARE

Japanese gymnast Mayu Kuroda became the first Japanese in 16 years to earn a spot in an apparatus final at the world championships after finishing sixth in the qualifying round of the uneven bars against solid competition on Wednesday.

Kuroda, a 16-year-old who is making her world championship debut, collected 9.437 points to book her place in the uneven bars final contested by the top eight finishers in the qualifying round.

In a time of both misinformation and too much information, quality journalism is more crucial than ever.
By subscribing, you can help us get the story right.

SUBSCRIBE NOW