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Japanese on Top at Toyota Tournament
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The host nation won four of five gold medals as the 2014 Toyota International began Saturday in Toyota City. Pictured: Pommel horse champion Kohei Kameyama

The host nation won four of five gold medals as the 2014 Toyota International began Saturday in Toyota City.

Japan sent its top team to compete at the two-day apparatus tournament, held at the city's Sky Hall Toyota venue.

The Japanese gymnasts swept both titles in the intimate women's field, with gold medals going to Mai Murakami on vault and Wakane Inoue on uneven bars.

Hong Kong veteran Hiu Ying Angel Wong won the vault silver over Korea's Lee Hye Been.

Azumi Ishikura took second behind Inoue on bars, with both gymnasts competing Jaeger releases and double layout dismounts. Canadian Madison Copiak (Maloney; Jaeger; full-twisting double) won the bronze.

In the men's competition, 2012 Olympian Ryohei Kato took the gold medal on floor exercise (3 1/2 to barani mount; triple twist dismount). Kim Han Sol took the silver for Korea over Germany's Helge Liebrich.

Teenage star Kenzo Shirai, the 2013 world champion, opened his routine with a beautiful triple-twisting double back, but put his hand down on his 2 1/2-Randi competition to place fourth.

Former world pommel horse champion Kohei Kameyama showed a 7.0-Difficulty routine on his best event to top Kato and Cyril Tommasone (France).

World and Olympic medalist Igor Radivilov (Ukraine) was the sole guest to grab gold. Radivilov, the co-2013 European champion on still rings, had the top Difficulty and Execution marks en route to first.

Iran's Hadi Khanari Nejad impressed by winning the silver medal over world bronze medalist Brandon Wynn (United States).

Competition concludes Sunday with the remaining apparatus finals. Gymnastics king Kohei Uchimura is scheduled to compete on high bar.

External Link: Japan Gymnastic Association

2014 Toyota International
Dec. 13, Toyota City

Women's VaultDENDScoreAverage
1. Mai Murakami 5.8 8.900 14.700 14.325
5.2 8.750 13.950
2. Hiu Ying Angel Wong 5.2 8.500 13.700 13.700
5.0 8.700 13.700
3. Lee Hye Been 5.0 8.800 13.800 12.925
4.8 7.350 0.10 12.050
4. Leung Ka Man 4.4 7.350 11.750 12.150
4.2 8.350 12.550

Uneven BarsDENDScore
1. Wakana Inoue 5.2 8.000 13.200
2. Azumi Ishikura 5.1 8.050 13.150
** Asuka Teramoto 5.8 7.350 13.150
3. Madison Copiak 5.0 8.100 13.100
** Koko Dobashi 5.4 7.550 12.950
** Yasuha Matsumura 5.6 6.300 11.900
4. Kim Chaeyeon 5.0 6.000 11.000
** Exhibition competitor

Men's Floor ExerciseDENDScore
1. Ryohei Kato 6.5 8.775 15.275
2. Kim Han Sol 6.5 8.325 14.825
3. Helge Liebrich 6.1 8.400 14.500
4. Kenzo Shirai 7.0 7.425 14.425
5. Philipp Herder 6.0 8.000 14.000
6. Robert Watson 5.9 8.025 13.925
7. Robert Kriangkum 5.9 8.050 0.10 13.850
8. Hadi Khanari Nejad 5.4 8.375 13.775
8. Yang Hak Seon 6.2 7.775 0.20 13.775
10. Zachary Clay 5.8 8.050 0.10 13.750
11. Igor Radivilov 6.0 7.725 13.725
12. Liu Kam Wah 5.1 7.075 12.175

Pommel HorseDENDScore
1. Kohei Kameyama 7.0 7.925 14.925
2. Ryohei Kato 5.6 8.900 14.500
3. Cyril Tommasone 7.0 7.250 14.250
4. Philipp Herder 5.8 7.875 13.675
4. Shin Dong Hyen 5.2 8.475 13.675
6. Kenneth Ikeda 6.0 7.350 13.350
7. Helge Liebrich 5.2 7.500 12.700
8. Jackson Payne 5.3 6.825 12.125

Still Rings FinalDENDScore
1. Igor Radivilov 6.8 8.675 15.475
2. Hadi Khanari Nejad 6.4 8.500 14.900
3. Brandon Wynn 6.8 7.650 14.450
4. Philipp Herder 6.0 8.100 14.100
5. Robert Watson 6.1 7.950 14.050
6. Helge Liebrich 5.8 7.925 13.725
7. Yang Hak Seon 6.1 7.400 13.500
8. Zachary Clay 5.6 6.925 12.525
9. Robert Kriangkum 5.5 6.900 12.400
10. Kam Wah Liu 4.7 6.625 11.325
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