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Gold for Nina Derwael

Belgium’s Nina Derwael has taken gold in the uneven parallel bar at the World Gymnastics Championships in Qatar. This is the first ever Belgian gold medal at the championships. 

The 18-year-old’s performance was perfect and she was rewarded with a score of 15,200 points. The American Simone Biles was second with 14,700 points. The German Elisabeth Seitz was third with 14,600 points.  The gymnast from Limburg Province went into the final as favourite after having taking 15,066 points in a very strong qualifying round.