Renowned Ukrainian gymnast Oleg Verniaiev won the all-round held in Cluj-Napoca (Romania) is the European championship.
On Wednesday, Vernaeve confidently won the qualification, securing appearances in five finals in the all-around and individual apparatus. Today 23-year-old from Donetsk took advantage of his first chance of confirming the status of the strongest gymnast of the continent in the all-around.
Olympic champion in Rio 2016 in the floor exercise fell and scored only 13,466 points. Their strong shells Vernaeve played the lag and the expected took the gold (Horse 14.500, rings 14.700, vault – 14.700 parallel bars – 14.500, bar – 14.000 points).
The final results:
1. Oleg Verniaiev (Ukraine) – 85,866
2. Arthur Dalaloyan (Russia) – 85,498
3. James Hall (UK) – 84,664
4. Nikita Ignatyev (Russia) – 83,964
5. Ferhat Arikan (Turkey) – 82,631
Oleg Verniaiev became the fivefold champion of Europe. Earlier, the Ukrainian was brought gold continental level from Sofia (2014, bars), Montpellier (2015, the all-around and bars) and Bern (2016, vault).
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