Uchimura’s Pommel dismount?

Kohei Uchimura expressed a measure of sympathy for Great Britain and Ukraine after a judging inquiry into his pommel horse routine gave Japan the silver medal in the men’s Olympic gymnastics team final.

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But should he have been given credit for a “dismount”?

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@DanKeatings:

To be honest the dismount should have been counted in the first place it’s just a right downer being in 2nd then 3rd

That should be good enough for me.

The MTC reviewed it 10 times on video. And gave him credit.

Full Twist posted the official FIG media communication presented to the Press Tribunes following the successful Japanese appeal, if you want to see it.

Seems justice was done. The process worked.

Leave a comment if you disagree.

… It did look gawd awful to see the Japanese coach pushing cash at judges. That truly is a legacy of the bad old days. Days so long ago that a few dollars was a disincentive.

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