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Gymnast Max Whitlock takes gold at World Championships

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Max Whitlock is World Champion on the Pommel Horse

Credit: @maxwhitlock1

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Hertfordshire born Gymnast Max Whitlock has won gold at the World Championships at Stuttgart.

Max, who trains in Essex, is the Pommel Horse World Champion. It's his third world title for Pommel - a first for Great Britain.

He took the lead early on with a huge score of 15.5 with one of the most difficult routines in the competition.

There were a few close calls, but he held his lead take gold.

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