• Kyodo

  • SHARE

Japan’s five top female gymnasts advanced to the team final with a seventh-place finish in the qualification round at the Rio Olympics on Sunday, while Mai Murakami and Asuka Teramoto secured spots in the individual all-around final.

The defending Olympic champion United States secured a place in the team final with the top score of 185.238, nearly 10 points more than 2008 Beijing Games gold medalist China. Russia followed in third.

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

PHOTO GALLERY (CLICK TO ENLARGE)