Russian David Belyavskiy took the first place in the pommel horse at the European Championships in gymnastics, which takes place these days in the Romanian city of Cluj.
The speech of the Russian judges was estimated at 15,200 points. Second place went to a Hungarian Christian Burke (14,900), the third Armenian Harutyun Merdinyan (14,833).
“Today I did not expect for gold, because I was up against an Olympic champion in this kind of Christian burkey, – said Beliavsky in an interview with TASS. But he gave me the victory. Despite the outward calm I was very nervous inside, I was shaking all over, but this was not visible. The preparation for this tournament I got greased one’s bothered, then another, and I could not train properly”.
David Belyavsky became five-time European champion, to his credit, there are also silver and bronze for the 2016 Olympics.