05. October 2013  
Antwerp, Belgium  
WCh Artistic

MEN's Apparaus Finals: Asian Athletes with four of six Apparatus Titles !

The first final day of these World Championships on men's side began with a bang on the first apparatus: The youngest gymnast of these Worlds, became also one of the youngest world champion in gymnastics history: Kenzo SHIRAI not only presented a floor routine with the highest difficulty (7.4) special accomplished the first gymnast the world a 4-fold screw - and that at the end of his exercise, in the last acrobatic row !! World champion on pommel horse is surprisingly the Japanese Kohei KAMEYAMA, who came in this final on eighth position! The victory on the still rings goes to Olympic champion and former World Vice Champion Artur ZANETTI from Brazil, thus interrupting the rings sovereignty of the Chinese after 5 wins in a row in the last decade. Korea's YANG, Hak Seon on vault  and Kohei UCHIMURA on parallel bars cmpleted the top position of Asian athletes. A big triumph celebrated Olympic champion on high bar: Epke ZONDERLAND won his first WCh title near his Dutch homeland in Antwerp, Belgium ...