Max Whitlock is the most successful athlete on the men’s pommel horse in history after winning Olympic gold for Team GB at Tokyo 2020.
The 28-year-old, who won gold in the same event at Rio 2016, went first and delivered an impressive display with a score of 15.583.
Chinese Taipei’s Lee Chih-kai came closest to beating Whitlock but he was forced to settle for a silver medal with his 15.400 score.
Japan’s Kazuma Kaya won the bronze medal with a score of 14.900.
The gold for Whitlock is the sixth Olympic medal of his illustrious career having won two bronzes at London 2012 and two golds and a bronze at Rio 2016.
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