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Dutchman Zonderland wins, defending champion Zou in third at high bar

08-08-2012 00:04 BJT Special Report:2012 London Olympic Games |

LONDON, Aug. 7 (Xinhua) -- Two-time world silver medalist Epke Zonderland snatched the horizontal bar gold for the Netherlands through an impressive and difficult routine on Tuesday.

Fabian Hambuchen, the 2007 world champion and bronze medalist at 2008 Olympics, finished 0.133 points behind Zonderland to win Germany a silver out of a routine of less difficult.

The German just recovered from his left achilles tendon injury inflicted last year.

Defending champion Zou Kai presented a routine in peer with the winner on difficulty, but a less execution point of 8.466, against Zonderland's 8.633.

Zou's teammate Zhang Chenglong finished in fourth with 16.266 points. China had grabbed two golds in the previous finals, out of parallel bars and beam.

Editor:Wang Chuhan |Source:

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