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.


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