Israeli gymnast Shatilov secures Olympic spot thanks to top-10 finish in Rio

Alex Shatilov will participate in his third straight Olympics this summer after securing his place in Rio 2016 on Saturday, finishing in 10th place in the All-Around competition in the Olympic Test Event held in the host city.

The 29-year-old found himself under unexpected pressure after failing to qualify for this summer’s Games prior to the decisive Test Event.

Source: http://www.jpost.com/Israel-News/Sports/Israeli-gymnast-Shatilov-secures-Olympic-spot-thanks-to-top-10-finish-in-Rio-451542

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