The 47th FIG Artistic Gymnastics World Championships have concluded and we have new and reigning World Medalists.
With the absences of the 2015 Women’s All-Around Champion, Simone Biles, and the injury to Kohei Uchimura, the 2015 Men’s All-Around Champion, the All-Around titles were up for grabs.
Women’s All-Around Competition:
Men’s All-Around Competition:
There were 10 individual event specialist titles available for the taking and half of them were retained by the 2015 medalists! Coincidentally, all of these repeat Gold medalists came during Day 1 of Event Finals.
Day 1 – Event Finals:
- Floor – Men
- Kenzo Shirai (Japan) – retained his World title on Floor
- Vault – Women
- Maria Paseka (Russia) – retained her World title on Vault
- Pommel Horse
- Max Whitlock (Great Britian) – retained his World title on Pommel Horse
- Uneven Bars
- Fan Yilin (China) – retained her World title on Uneven Bars
- Still Rings
- Eleftherios Petrounias (Greece) – retained his World title on Still Rings
Day 2 – Event Finals:
The final medal count for the US includes:
Source: fig-gymnastics.com, youtube.com, usagym.org, usagymworlds.com