Kenzo Shirai

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MONTREAL /Canada/, 8 Oct. /TASS/. Russian gymnast Arthur Dalaloyan took eighth place at the world Championships, held in Montreal, in the vault. The judges appreciated the performance of the athlete in 13,966 points.

The title of world champion on this apparatus went to Japanese Kenzo Shirai (14,900), second place went to Ukrainian Igor Radivilov (14,899), the third – the representative of South Korea, Kim Han-Sol (14,766).

In qualifying Dalaloyan took ninth place and had the opportunity to participate in the finals instead of withdrawing from the competition of South Korean Yang HAK-sung.

At the European Championships, which took place in the spring in Romania, Dalaloyan took first place in the individual all-around .