11/2/2018 10:17:52 PM (GMT+3)

Xiao outsmarts Whitlock in men's pommel horse final; Lee wins bronze

Xiao outsmarts Whitlock in men

DOHA: China’s Xiao Ruoteng overcame Great Britain’s defending champion Max Whitlock in the tie-breaker to win the men’s pommel horse gold at the 48th FIG Artistic Gymnastics World Championships here on Friday.

Xiao, who failed to defend his All-around crown and lost to Artur Dalaloyan also on tie-break on Wednesday, and Whitlock tallied 15.166 points.

Chinese Taipei’s Lee Chih-Kai, who collected 14.966 points, won the bronze) for his country at the Worlds. Lee had won his country’s maiden gold at the 18th Asian Games in Jakarta, Indonesia, last August on the same apparatus.