Japanese gymnastics star Uchimura headed to fourth Olympics
By Editor - Sun Jun 06, 1:43 am
Japanese gymnast Kohei Uchimura, a three-time Olympic gold medalist, is headed for his fourth straight Olympic Games after clinching a place on the national team on Sunday with a tie-breaking point. Uchimura, 32, long so dominant in the sport he's been known as “King Kohei,” has opted this time to only compete in the horizontal bar to give his battered body a break, meaning he will not be taking part in the all-around competitions he once ruled. The holder of a total of seven Olympic medals, at the 2016 Rio Summer Games he became the first male gymnast in 44 years to win back-to-back Olympic all-around titles.
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