Almost never. His line and form are as good as any gymnast who’s ever lived.
… posted the highest score of the 24 gymnasts on three of six apparatus, totaling 91.990 points. American Sam Mikulak was in position for a medal until a major error on his final event, high bar. …
Japan’s Ryohei Kato took silver (90.032), and Germany’s Fabian Hambuechen stepped up for bronze (89.332).
Uchimura, 24, became the first gymnast to win four world all-around titles, breaking his tie with retired Russian Svetlana Khorkina, whose three were not consecutive like Uchimura’s four have been. …
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He still won’t be happy, not meeting the goal of scoring above 9.0 points in execution on each of the six.
He was: 9.158, 8.933, 8.900, 9.200, 8.933, 8.633 (Horizontal Bar).
On the other hand, aside from Vault, FIG judges rarely award more than 9.100 — it’s the new 9.900.
BY LEIGH WALSH on bleacher report got 2 of the 3 medalists correct:
Kohei, Sam, Fabian
I predicted the same podium, calling for Fabian to score 13.70 on his weak apparatus, Pommels. He scored 13.333. From that 1st event Fabian climbed his way back into contention. His HUGE Horizontal Bar routine helped immensely.