China's Ruoteng Xiao wins gold at gymnastics worlds

Yul Moldauer of the United States performs on the rings in the men's individual all-around final 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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