Qualification Ends at Tokyo Gymnastics Worlds
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Japan and world champion Kohei Uchimura held onto their first-day lead as the men's qualification concluded Monday at the 2011 World Gymnastics Championships in Tokyo.

Defending world and Olympic champion China competed in the final session Monday, but finished third in qualifying behind Japan and the United States. Germany, Russia, Korea, Romania and Ukraine rounded out the top eight teams, which advance to the team final in Tokyo and the 2012 Olympic Games.

France, Great Britain, Spain, Canada, Brazil, Puerto Rico, Italy and Belarus advance to the pre-Olympic qualifying event, to take place in January in London, where four more teams will earn Olympic berths.

The Japanese ended with the top team totals on still rings and high bar. The U.S. had the best team score on floor exercise and China led parallel bars. Hungary, 21st, outscored the world on pommel horse.

The British team, host of the 2012 Olympics, finished a disappointing 10th. The team had a disastrous day on high bar, earning only the 20th best spot. 2009 world runner-up Daniel Keatings had falls on three events, failing to qualify to any finals.

Uchimura remained untouchable in the individual qualification and qualified to five of the six apparatus finals. The Japanese gymnasts earned nine spots in apparatus finals, followed by China with seven.

Competition continues Tuesday evening with the women's team final, followed by the men's final on Wednesday. In the team final, only three gymnasts compete each event, with all three scores counting.

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2011 World Gymnastics Championships
Oct. 9-10, Tokyo, Japan

Men's Team QualificationFXPHSRVTPBHBTotal
1.Japan58.58159.86660.95763.93260.48960.466364.291
2.United States60.49958.29959.44864.31659.92359.098361.583
3.China59.34957.19958.53264.29961.24958.498359.126
4.Germany58.10755.46558.99862.86559.99958.698354.132
5.Russia59.33256.19858.96564.79957.89956.532353.725
6.Korea58.19058.49957.73163.43257.21556.264351.331
7.Romania59.93256.72456.13263.67358.03256.407350.900
8.Ukraine58.23356.04057.66663.66558.29856.532350.434
9.France58.53255.50057.41563.37458.69856.299349.818
10.Great Britain59.69957.83256.46663.56558.24852.932348.742
11.Spain58.56555.09957.16563.84057.93256.124348.725
12.Canada59.29956.33356.49862.71557.83254.399347.076
13.Brazil58.13255.06656.75763.80757.83255.032346.626
14.Puerto Rico57.36656.94156.76663.33254.43255.623344.460
15.Italy56.76556.19958.55661.54054.94955.633343.642
16.Belarus56.06556.59955.86561.63258.38254.032342.575
17.Switzerland57.03351.95056.69962.16656.40056.398340.646
18.Australia56.26554.36557.46561.46557.48252.532339.574
19.Netherlands55.56550.42455.31661.76656.80756.199336.077
20.Portugal55.12453.53355.83360.79854.96554.099334.352
21.Hungary53.69959.96555.23258.04954.92450.532332.401
22.Uzbekistan56.29854.49153.71560.85755.33151.032331.724
23.Colombia54.79952.36653.57462.11555.77353.032331.659
24.Kazakhstan55.46551.99851.83261.63253.68251.848326.457

Men's All-Around QualificationFXPHSRVTPBHBTotal
QKohei Uchimura15.46615.43315.23315.20015.39115.53392.256
QJohn Orozco14.30015.00015.03315.90015.03315.26690.532
QDanell Leyva14.80014.63314.48316.10015.36614.46689.848
QKoji Yamamuro14.53314.70015.53316.40014.06614.53389.765
QDaniel Purvis15.20014.56614.10015.90015.13314.23389.132
QPhilipp Boy14.30013.36614.46616.06615.23315.26688.697
QEmin Garibov14.43314.46614.36615.43315.03314.93388.664
QNikolai Kuksenkov14.90014.40014.20015.81614.66614.66688.648
QMarcel Nguyen14.46613.73315.03315.83315.13314.26688.464
QRafael Martinez14.63314.33314.23316.04114.56614.50088.306
QCyril Tommasone14.43315.30014.06615.56614.63314.23388.231
QLuis Rivera14.30014.60014.73315.76614.36614.06687.831
QFlavius Koczi15.40014.90012.73316.36614.40013.93387.732
QAnton Fokin14.76614.40013.90015.86615.16613.60087.698
QDavid Belyavsky15.03314.10014.16616.13314.10014.10087.632
QKim Seungil14.53314.43314.46615.56614.46614.16687.630
QTeng Haibin13.93315.30014.13315.60015.10013.53387.599
QKim Soo Myun14.63314.80014.12515.90014.34113.60087.399
QMarian Dragulescu15.56612.50013.80016.40014.43314.33387.032
QAlexander Shatilov15.50013.86613.40015.50014.46614.00086.732
QTomas Gonzalez15.40013.23314.53315.53314.36613.60086.665
QOleg Stepko14.60013.96614.10015.83314.76613.30086.565
QAndrei Likhovitsky14.33315.00014.13315.13314.60813.33386.540
QPascal Bucher13.90014.10013.90015.50014.80014.26686.466
R1Nathan Gafuik14.60013.73314.12515.96614.90013.13386.457
R2Javier Gomez14.10013.20014.40015.80014.63313.99186.124
R3Manuel Campos14.30013.83314.20014.96614.20014.33385.832
R4Claudio Capelli14.40012.95013.86615.53314.70013.93385.382

Men's Floor Exercise QualifiersDNDScore
QZou Kai6.915.700
QMarian Dragulescu6.715.566
QAlexander Shatilov6.715.500
QDiego Hypolito6.815.500
QKohei Uchimura6.515.466
QSteven Legendre6.815.433
QTomas Gonzalez6.515.400
QFlavius Koczi6.615.400
R1Jake Dalton6.615.366
R2Eleftherios Kosmidis6.70.115.366
R3Brandon O'Neill6.415.333

Pommel Horse QualifiersDNDScore
QKrisztian Berki6.715.866
QLouis Smith6.915.600
QPrashanth Sellathurai6.615.566
QSaso Bertoncelj6.515.500
QKohei Uchimura6.315.433
QTeng Haibin6.415.300
QCyril Tommasone6.415.300
QVid Hidvegi6.415.266
R1Alexander Naddour6.215.233
R2Donna-Donny Truyens6.315.233
R3Kenya Kobayashi6.315.200

Still Rings QualifiersDNDScore
QChen Yibing6.815.700
QArtur Zanetti6.515.533
QKoji Yamamuro6.715.533
QYuri van Gelder6.515.383
QJonathan Horton6.715.366
QMatteo Morandi6.815.366
QRegulo Carmona6.715.333
QKohei Uchimura6.515.233
R1Denis Ablyazin6.615.133
R2Nikita Ignatyev6.315.100
R3John Orozco6.215.033

Men's Vault QualifiersDNDScoreAverage
QThomas Bouhail7.016.60816.620
7.016.633
QMakoto Okiguchi7.016.26616.349
7.016.433
QMarian Dragulescu7.016.40016.333
7.216.266
QShek Wai Hung6.616.10816.237
7.016.366
QAnton Golotsutskov7.016.26616.233
7.00.116.300
QYang Hak Seon7.016.43316.216
7.00.116.100
QDmitry Kasperovich7.016.33316.199
7.016.066
QJeffrey Wammes6.816.23316.166
6.616.100
R1Denis Ablyazin7.016.40016.145
6.415.891
R2Nguyen Ha Thanh6.615.66616.133
7.016.600
R3Diego Hypolito6.615.97516.087
6.816.200

Parallel Bars QualifiersDNDScore
QFeng Zhe6.815.508
QYann Cucherat6.415.433
QZhang Chenglong6.515.400
QKohei Uchimura6.415.391
QMarius Berbecar6.415.366
QDanell Leyva6.415.366
QKazuhito Tanaka6.815.366
QVasileios Tsolakidis6.515.300
R1Philipp Boy6.315.241
R2Anton Fokin6.515.166
R3Adam Kierzkowski6.515.166

High Bar QualifiersDNDScore
QYusuke Tanaka7.015.600
QKohei Uchimura6.715.533
QFabian Hambüchen7.415.500
QJohn Orozco6.415.266
QPhilipp Boy7.415.266
QZou Kai7.315.166
QEpke Zonderland7.015.133
QZhang Chenglong7.115.133
R1Jonathan Horton6.815.066
R2Mario Moznik6.814.933
R3Emin Garibov7.114.933
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Mircea Badulescu said:

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UCSB Coach
Very nice results presentation, much better than the FIG.
Cogratulations and for sure you'll keep doing the same for the finals!
 
October 10, 2011
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