China's Ruoteng Xiao wins gold at gymnastics worlds

Men's individual all-around gold medalist, Ruoteng Xiao, center, of China, silver medalist Chaopan Lin, left, of China and bronze medalist Kenzo Shirai of Japan salute the crowd during medal ceremonies at the World Artistic Gymnastics Championships in Montreal on Thursday, Oct. 5, 2017. (Paul Chiasson/The Canadian Press via AP)

China's Ruoteng Xiao wins gold in men's all-around at gymnastics worlds in Montreal

MONTREAL — China's Ruoteng Xiao is the new men's all-around champion after winning gold on Thursday night at the gymnastics world championships.

Xiao finished with a score of 86.933 points, ahead of compatriot Chaopan Lin (86.448) and Kenzo Shirai (86.431) of Japan.

Canadian Zachary Clay finished 21st for his best result at a world championship. His best performance was on pommel horse, where he scored 13.566 for ninth.

The women's all-around final is Friday night.

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