25. April 2021  
Basel, SUI  
Artistic Gymnastics

43rd MEN's European Championships 2021

As with women, Russia's men also seem to cope with the corona conditions best: All-around double victory by Nikita NAGORNIY (88.032) with a respectable advantage of 2.168 points over compatriot David BELJAVSKI (85.864), and in the absence of the still banned Oleg Verniaiev, only a 17- year old Ukrainian, Illia KOVTUN the European all-around podium on the bronze rank (64,864). Despite an involuntary relegation on the pommel horse, Swiss local hero Pablo Brägger was satisfied with his 5th place, behind Achmet Onder from Turkey, who was eliminated from the medal fight with the two Russians in fourth after a horizontal bar fall at "Cassina" ....