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Asian Gymnasts Dominate Day 1 at Toyota Cup
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Asian gymnasts swept the titles Saturday at the first day of the Toyota International in Japan. Japan won four gold medals, while Vietnam and Korea each picked up a title.

World champion Kohei Uchimura competed men's floor exercise only, winning the gold medal over teammate Makuto Okiguchi, 15.500-15.350. Uchimura, who won the all-around and floor exercise titles at October's world championships in Tokyo, left out his triple-double but performed his usual clean exercise (6.5 Difficulty).

Korea's Kim Hee Hoon and Ko Jung Bo went 1-2 on men's pommel horse, followed by Canada's Jayd Lukenchuk.

Japan's Koji Yamamuro — the all-around and still rings bronze medalist in Tokyo — defeated former world champion Yuri van Gelder (Netherlands) for the still rings title.

In the women's competition, world bronze medalist Phan Thi Ha Thanh easily won the vault title (14.725) with a piked Rudi and double-twisting Yurchenko.

World finalist Asuka Teramoto won the uneven bars gold medal (6.3 D) over teammate Yumi Iizuka.

Competition concludes Sunday with the remaining finals.

External Link: Japan Gymnastic Association

2011 Toyota Cup
Dec. 10, Toyota, Japan

Women's Vault FinalScoreAverage
1.Phan Thi Ha Thanh13.87514.300
2.Rie Tanaka13.47513.275
3.Anja Rheinbay11.45012.387
4.Yumi Iizuka12.20012.362
5.Lisa Katharina Hill13.72511.350
6.Kim Ye Eun13.27510.912

Uneven Bars FinalScore
1.Asuka Teramoto14.150
2.Yumi Iizuka13.550
3.Park Ji Yeon13.025
4.Lisa Katharina Hill12.525
5.Kim Ye Eun11.800
6.Anja Rheinbay11.350

Men's Floor Exercise FinalScore
1.Kohei Uchimura15.500
2.Makoto Okiguchi15.350
3.Kim Hee Hoon14.450
4.Jayd Lukenchuk14.125
5.Andreas Bretschneider13.850
6.Pham Phuoc Hung13.475

Pommel Horse FinalScore
1.Kim Hee Hoon14.550
2.Ko Jung Bo14.350
3.Jayd Lukenchuk14.075
4.Robert Weber13.750
5.Kenya Kobayashi13.675
6.Kenneth Ikeda13.100
7.Phuoc Hung Pham13.025
8.Andreas Bretschneider12.475
9.Kazuhito Tanaka12.300

Still Rings FinalScore
1.Koji Yamamuro15.775
2.Yuri van Gelder15.225
3.Kenya Kobayashi15.200
4.Andreas Bretschneider14.750
5.Ng Kiu Chung14.425
6.Robert Weber14.050
7.Jayd Lukenchuk13.450
8.Dang Nam12.850
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