Russia’s males have clinched their first-ever workforce title on the gymnastics world championships, edging China in a good contest within the finals in Stuttgart.
The Russians by no means missed a beat as they posted a rating of 261.726 throughout six equipment – simply 0.997 greater than final yr’s winners China – on Wednesday.
Needing 13.470 factors for gold forward of their closing routine on the excessive bar, European all-around champion Nikita Nagornyy produced a medical show to complete with 14.466.
Russia grew to become the primary European winner of the lads’s workforce occasion since 2001 when Belarus took residence the title.
Regardless of lacking 21-time world medallist Kohei Uchimura by harm, Japan retained their bronze medal with a rating of 258.159.