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Japan’s male gymnasts secured a place in the team final at the Rio Olympics despite some error-prone performances in Saturday’s qualifying, but Kohei Uchimura missed the cut for the horizontal bar final after an uncharacteristic fall.

Uchimura, the reigning Olympic and world men’s all-around champion, advanced to the all-around individual final, with the second-highest score of 90.498 points, and will also compete in one apparatus final — floor exercise.

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