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Japanese Take Four More Titles in Toyota
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Takuya Nakase was one of four Japanese gymnasts to win titles Sunday at the Toyota Cup in Aichi Prefecture.

The host Japanese won four more titles Sunday at the Toyota Cup in Aichi Prefecture.

The Japanese women ended a banner year with both titles Sunday. Yuko Shintake won balance beam over reigning world champion Deng Linlin (China). World all-around bronze medalist Koko Tsurumi, who won the uneven bars title Saturday, tied Russia's Yekaterina Kurbatova for the bronze medal on beam.

Kyoko Oshima edged Tsurumi on women's floor exercise, 14.275-14.200. American Kytra Hunter won the bronze (14.150).

The Japanese men also took the top two spots on both vault and high bar. Eiichi Sekiguchi and Makoto Okiguchi went 1-2 on men's vault, and Takuya Nakase defeated world champion Kohei Uchimura for the title on high bar.

Wang Guanyin won parallel bars, the third gold medal of the competition for the Chinese. Wang's teammates and fellow 2009 world champions, Zhang Hongtao and Yan Mingyong, won their specialities Saturday.

Poland picked up bronze medals from Marek Lyszczarz on men's vaul and Adam Kierzkowski on paralell bars.

Former world high bar champion Philippe Rizzo won a second bronze medal in Toyota for Australia. Compatriot Larrissa Miller placed third on uneven bars Saturday.

External Link: Japanese Gymnastics Association

2009 Toyota Cup
Dec. 13, Toyota, Japan

Balance Beam FinalD PanelE PanelNDScore
1.Yuko Shintake5.68.52514.125
2.Deng Linlin5.28.70013.900
3.Yekaterina Kurbatova5.68.27513.875
3.Koko Tsurumi5.88.07513.875
5.Ksenia Semyonova5.68.25013.850
6.Kytra Hunter5.28.62513.825
7.Marta Pihan-Kulesza5.77.97513.675
8.Maike Roll5.28.30013.500
9.Elisabeth Seitz5.57.67513.175
10.Katarzyna Jurkowska4.98.17513.075
11. Jo Hyun Joo5.57.22512.725
12.Mackenzie Caquatto5.17.17512.275
13.Nefy Nurbaeti4.34.6758.975

Women's Floor Exercise FinalD PanelE PanelNDScore
1.Kyoko Oshima5.48.87514.275
2.Koko Tsurumi5.58.70014.200
3.Kytra Hunter5.68.55014.150
4.Marta Pihan-Kulesza5.78.15013.850
5.Yekaterina Kurbatova5.38.3750.113.575
6.Elisabeth Seitz5.58.05013.550
7.Ksenia Semyonova5.28.3750.113.475
8.Katarzyna Jurkowska4.98.17513.075
9.Maike Roll5.27.82513.025
10. Jo Hyun Joo5.57.2500.112.650
11.Mackenzie Caquatto5.47.0000.312.100

Men's Vault FinalD PanelE PanelNDScoreAvg
1.Eiichi Sekiguchi7.09.57516.57516.325
2.Makoto Okiguchi7.09.07516.07516.100
3.Marek Lyszczarz6.69.37515.97515.787
4.Matthias Fahrig6.69.57516.17515.512
5.Ken Ikeda6.29.32515.52515.012
6.Nikita Ignatyev6.68.1250.114.62514.712
7.Timothy Gentry0.00.0000.0006.762

Parallel Bars FinalD PanelE PanelNDScore
1.Wang Guanyin6.89.42516.225
2.Kazuhito Tanaka6.49.27515.675
3.Adam Kierzkowski6.09.22515.225
4. Yoo Won Chul6.58.60015.100
5.Takuya Nakase6.58.40014.900
6.Nikita Ignatyev6.18.30014.400
7.Marcel Nguyen6.28.12514.325
8.Kamil Hulboj4.88.80013.600
9.Matthias Fahrig6.07.27513.275
10.Alexander Buscaglia5.57.07512.575
11.Ken Ikeda5.76.85012.550

High Bar FinalD PanelE PanelNDScore
1.Takuya Nakase7.08.77515.775
2.Kohei Uchimura6.57.92514.425
3.Philippe Rizzo6.57.90014.400
4.Nikita Ignatyev5.88.42514.225
5.Sebastian Krimmer5.48.72514.125
6.Ken Ikeda5.18.97514.075
7.Alexander Buscaglia6.07.77513.775
8. Yoo Won Chul5.97.37513.275
9.Marcel Nguyen5.16.42511.525

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