Israeli gymnast Alex Shatilov wins bronze at world championships

16.10.2011                      18.Tischrei. 5772                       Chol Hamo'ed 2

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Israeli gymnast Alex Shatilov wins bronze at world championships

Leading Israeli gymnast secures place at London Olympics in 2012 after coming third for his floor exercise in Tokyo to Japan's Kohei Uchimura, who won gold, and China's Zou Kai, who won silver.

Israeli gymnast Alexander Shatilov won a bronze medal at the Artistic Gymnastics World Championships in Tokyo Saturday morning, securing a place at the London Olympics in 2012.
Shatilov, Israel's leading male gymnast, tied third in floor exercise to Diego Hypolito of Brazil, with a score of 15.466….