• Kyodo


Japan, without six-time world all-around champion and two-time reigning Olympic champion Kohei Uchimura, came away without a men’s individual all-around medal at the Artistic Gymnastics World Championships on Wednesday for the first time since 1995.

Japan’s two finalists, 2017 bronze medalist Kenzo Shirai and Kazuma Kaya, finished seventh and sixth, respectively, while Russia’s Artur Dalaloyan beat China’s Xiao Ruoteng on a tiebreaker for gold at Doha’s Aspire Dome.

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