The Scottish Mail on Sunday

Max seals a final place


GYMNASTICS: Great Britain’s defending champion Max Whitlock safely reached the pommel horse final.

Whitlock was third after scoring 14.900 points, with the top eight making the August 1 final.

Ireland’s Rhys McClenagha­n was joint leader in the pommel standings after a score of 15.266.

Britain also reached the team final, qualifying in fifth with a points tally of 256.594. The quartet of Whitlock, Joe Fraser, James Hall and Giarnni Regini-Moran qualified in fifth place.

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