30. October 2015  
Glasgow, GBR  
WM, Männer

Men's All-around Final: Kohei Uchimura to the sixth time unbeatable!

Japan's Kohei Uchimura breezed to his record sixth world gymnastics championship title Friday, putting together a series of nearly flawless routines to continue his long run of dominance. Uchimura posted a total of 92.332, more than 1.6 points better than Cuban teenager Manrique LARDUET and DENG Shudi of China (90,099).
The triumph came two days after Uchimura helped Japan to its first gold team medal in the world championships in nearly 40 years. The 26-year-old Uchimura's combination of elegance and athleticism makes him a heavy favorite to repeat at the 2016 Olympics.
Reigning European champion Oleg VERNIAIEV from Ukraine, one of the biggest competitor of Uchimura, finished on fourth place only, scoring 89,640, followed by the local British hero Max WHITLOCK, but the 2014 vice champion crashed on hig bar an so he ranked on fifth place at the end.. The best Russian, Nikolai Kuksenkow came on sixth place.

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A word more before in advance to the challenger:
This Ukrainians Oleg VERNIAEV (22), the seemingly youth ( .. also he freshness?) seems to have on his side, is technically similar disposition - or rather of "trained" childhood - as his Japanese model (!):
- At age 18, he made his first Worlds in Tokyo in 2011 (5th in the team)
- With 19 he scraped over in London 2012 in the Ukrainian team (4th) narrowly on an Olympic medal.
- With 20 already he was third in 2013 in Moscow at the Europeans in the all around competition and the World Cgampionships 2013 in Antwerp, he was the first time already in Uchimura's footsteps: - unfortunately only up to half of the all-around competition (-0.892) - then he crashed at the high bar .. .. but then,
- one year later, in 2013 in Sofia he won his first title, was European champion on parallel bars , won bronze on vault and the Worlds in the autumn of 2014 in Nanning, his first worlds title!
- Now, with 22 years, the current all-around European champion (2015, Montpellier) came already to his third Worlds and could here be in Glasgow the most serious Uchimura challenger - before the Russians Belyavsky and the British Purvis !
Whether its high, often a year 2-digit number of more all-aroun events and international performances - including in the f German Premiere league team of TG Saar - some experts worry already about the physical compatibility of such loads,but this man infected currently something simple (yet) cool away ...!
Has Oleg VERNIAEV already the format to keep Uchimura throne tonight falter ...?
Look at the results of this evening in Glasgow below and you will get the answer ...:
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