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2019 World Gymnastics Championships Results

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Finals results from the 2019 World Gymnastics Championships in Stuttgart, Germany …

Women’s Team
Gold: U.S. — 172.330

Silver: Russia — 166.529
Bronze: Italy — 164.796
4. China — 164.230
5. France — 163.628
6. Great Britain — 161.495
7. Canada — 160.563
8. Netherlands — 159.427

Men’s Team
Gold: Russia — 261.726
Silver: China — 260.729
Bronze: Japan — 258.159
4. U.S. — 254.578
5. Great Britain — 251.611
6. Chinese Taipei — 28.243
7. Switzerland — 247.038
8. Ukraine — 246.593

Women’s All-Around
Gold: Simone Biles — 58.999

Silver: Tang Xijing (CHN) — 56.899
Bronze: Angelina Melnikova (RUS) — 56.399
4. Ellie Black (CAN) — 56.232
5. Nina Derwael (BEL) — 56.033
6. Elisabeth Seitz (GER) — 55.999
7. Flavia Saraiva (BRA) — 55.732
8. Sunisa Lee (USA) — 55.632

Men’s All-Around
Gold: Nikita Nagornyy (RUS) — 88.772
Silver: Artur Dalaloyan (RUS) — 87.165
Bronze: Oleg Verniaiev (UKR) — 86.973
4. Xiao Ruoteng (CHN) — 86.690
5. Sun Wei (CHN) — 86.523
6. Kazuma Kaya (JPN) — 85.899
7. Sam Mikulak (USA) — 85.691
8. Joe Fraser (GBR) — 85.098
16. Yul Moldauer (USA) — 82.330

Men’s Floor Exercise
Gold: Carlos Yulo (PHI) — 15.3

Silver: Artem Dolgopyat (ISR) — 15.2
Bronze: Xiao Ruoteng (CHN) — 14.933
4. Artur Dalaloyan (RUS) — 14.8
5. Lin Chaopan (CHN) — 14.7
6. Nikita Nagornyy (RUS) — 14.166
7. Kim Hansol (KOR) — 13.833
8. Dominick Cunningham (GBR) — 13.566

Women’s Vault
Gold: Simone Biles (USA) — 15.399

Silver: Jade Carey (USA) — 14.883
Bronze: Ellie Downie (GBR) — 14.816
4. Shallon Olsen (CAN) — 14.733
5. Qi Qi (CHN) — 14.65
6. Alexa Moreno (MEX) — 14.633
7. Liliya Akhaimova (RUS) — 14.366
8. Yeo Seojeong (KOR) — 14.183

Men’s Pommel Horse
Gold: Max Whitlock (GBR) — 15.5

Silver: Lee Chih Kai (TPE) — 15.433
Bronze: Rhys McClenaghan (IRL) — 15.4
4. Zou Jingyuan (CHN) — 15
5. Kazuma Kaya (JPN) — 14.866
6. Cyril Tommasone (FRA) — 14.833
7. Shiao Yu-Jan (TPE) — 14.733
8. David Belyavskiy (RUS) — 13.566
9. Daiki Hashimoto (JPN) — 13.333

Women’s Uneven Bars
Gold: Nina Derwael (BEL) — 15.233
Silver: Becky Downie (GBR) — 15
Bronze: Sunisa Lee (USA) — 14.8
4. Angelina Melnikova (RUS) — 14.733
5. Simone Biles (USA) — 14.7
6. Daria Spiridonova (RUS) — 14.633
7. Liu Tingting (CHN) — 14.4
8. Elisabeth Seitz (GER) — 13.566

Men’s Still Rings
Gold: Ibrahim Colak (TUR) — 14.933
Silver: Marco Lodadio (ITA) — 14.9
Bronze: Samir Ait Said (FRA) — 14.8
4. Eleftherios Petrounias (GRE) — 14.733
5. Arthur Zanetti (BRA) — 14.725
6. Denis Ablyazin (RUS) — 14.666
7. Artur Tovmasyan (ARM) — 14.2
8. Nick Klessing (GER) — 14.166

Men’s Vault
Gold: Nikita Nagornyy (RUS) — 14.966
Silver: Artur Dalaloyan (RUS) — 14.933
Bronze: Igor Radivilov (UKR) — 14.749
4. Marian Dragulsecu (ROU) — 14.624
5. Dominick Cunningham (GBR) — 14.566
6. Le Thanh Tung (VIE) — 14.533
7. Shek Wai Hung (HKG) — 14.466
8. Yang Hak-Seon (KOR) — 14.316

Women’s Balance Beam
Gold: Simone Biles (USA) — 15.066
Silver: Liu Tingting (CHN) — 14.433
Bronze: Li Shijia (CHN) — 14.3
4. Kara Eaker (USA) — 14
5. Melanie de Jesus dos Santos (FRA) — 13.966
6. Flavia Saraiva (BRA) — 13.4
7. Sarah Voss (GER) — 13.266
8. Anne-Marie Padurariu (CAN) — 11.933

Men’s Parallel Bars
Gold: Joe Fraser (GBR) — 15
Silver: Ahmet Onder (TUR) — 14.983
Bronze: Kazuma Kaya (JPN) — 14.966
4. Xiao Ruoteng (CHN) — 14.966
5. Sun Wei (CHN) — 14.466
6. Ferhat Arican (TUR) — 14.9
7. Petro Pakhniuk (UKR) — 14.2
8. Lukas Dauser (GER) — 13.833

Women’s Floor Exercise
Gold: Simone Biles (USA) — 15.133
Silver: Sunisa Lee (USA) — 14.133
Bronze: Angelina Melnikova (RUS) — 14.066
4. Flavia Saraiva (BRA) — 13.966
5. Melanie de Jesus dos Santos (FRA) — 13.833
6. Roxana Papa (ESP) — 13.8
7. Brooklyn Moors (CAN) — 13.6
8. Liliya Akhaimova (RUS) — 13.5

Men’s High Bar
Gold: Arthur Nory (BRA) — 14.9
Silver: Tin Srbic (CRO) — 14.666
Bronze: Artur Dalaloyan (RUS) — 14.533
4. Daiki Hashimoto (JPN) — 14.233
5. Sam Mikulak (USA) — 14.066
6. Lin Chaopan (CHN) — 14.033
7. Tyson Bull (AUS) — 13.2
8. Tang Chia-Hung (TPE) — 12.766

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Bernard Lagat commits to Olympic marathon trials, eyes age record

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Bernard Lagat, a 44-year-old, five-time Olympian, reportedly said he will race the Olympic marathon trials on Feb. 29 in a bid to break his own record as the oldest U.S. Olympic runner.

“I feel like I can still improve,” Lagat said, according to Runner’s World. “I’m going to give it my best.”

Lagat, a two-time Olympic 1500m medalist, moved to the marathon after becoming the oldest U.S. Olympic runner in history at the Rio Games, placing fifth in the 5000m.

He clocked 2:17:20 in his 26.2-mile debut at the 2018 New York City Marathon. He lowered it to 2:12:10 at the Gold Coast Marathon in Australia on July 7 but did not previously commit to entering the trials.

If Lagat finishes in the top three at the marathon trials, he is in line to become the third-oldest U.S. Olympic track and field athlete in history. The oldest are race walker John Deni (49 years old in 1952) and hammer thrower Matt McGrath (48 years old in 1924), according to the OlyMADMen.

Lagat ranks outside the top 20 among U.S. marathoners in this Olympic cycle. The fastest are Galen Rupp (2:06:07), Leonard Korir (2:07:56, from Sunday’s Amsterdam Marathon) and Scott Fauble (2:09:09).

No American has competed in six Olympics in track and field. Lagat’s first two Olympic appearances were for Kenya.

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Natalie Geisenberger, Olympic luge champion, will not race this season

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For the first time in eight years, there will be a new World Cup women’s luge champion.

Germany’s Natalie Geisenberger — the seven-time defending champion and two-time defending Olympic singles gold medalist — announced that she isn’t sliding this season because she and her husband are expecting their first child in April.

“Our happiness is on the way,” Geisenberger said on her Facebook page.

Geisenberger plans to return next season and still has hopes to compete at the 2022 Beijing Olympics, where she could match fellow German great Georg Hackl’s feat of winning three consecutive singles golds.

With Geisenberger not sliding this season, the top returning women from last year’s World Cup standings now are Julia Taubitz of Germany and Summer Britcher of the U.S. — second and third, respectively, in 2018-19.

Geisenberger has a luge record-tying four Olympic golds in all, being part of Germany’s victories in the team relays in Sochi in 2014 and Pyeongchang in 2018 as well.

Her 49 World Cup singles wins are another record, and she’s one of two sliders to win seven consecutive World Cup titles — Austria’s Markus Prock took the men’s championships each year from 1990-91 through 1996-97.

Geisenberger’s break from sliding only adds to how the World Cup standings — and the German roster — will look very different this season. Dajana Eitberger, who was fourth in last season’s World Cup standings, is also pregnant and expecting a baby in February. And Tatjana Huefner, who was sixth overall last season, has retired.

Huefner won five consecutive World Cup titles before Geisenberger took over and began her seven-year streak of championships. Geisenberger earned medals 11 times in 12 singles races last year — six golds, four silvers and one bronze.

“We are so happy for you even though we will miss you this season!” two-time Olympic singles gold medalist Felix Loch of Germany wrote in a message to Geisenberger on Instagram.

Geisenberger has been in the top three of the World Cup standings in 12 consecutive seasons. She was third in 2007-08, finished second in each of the next four seasons, and then began her title streak in 2012-13.

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