Clean execution was the key for reigning World Still Rings champion as he trumped 2012 Olympic champion Arthur Zanetti to deprive Brazil’s “Lord of the Rings” of a second gold after London. Petrounias, Zanetti and bronze medallist Denis Abliazin of Russia performed equally difficult routines, but Petrounias ended his flawless exercise with a stuck dismount.


1. PETROUNIAS Eleftherios GRE 16.000
2. ZANETTI Arthur BRA 15.766
3. ABLIAZIN Denis RUS 15.700

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Olympic Games Rio 2016: PETROUNIAS Eleftherios/GRE

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