• Kyodo


Artistic gymnastics great Kohei Uchimura had his last hurrah on Saturday, as the 2012 and 2016 Olympic men’s all-around gold medalist retired after performing at a packed Tokyo Metropolitan Gymnasium.

The winner of a staggering 40 straight tournaments in the all-around at home and abroad from 2008 through 2017, Uchimura made one last appearance in a unique event dubbed “Kohei Uchimura the Final,” joined by his nine Japan teammates and a crowd of around 6,500, including his mother and father.

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