China’s 2019 National Gymnastics Championships currently get underway in Zhaoqing, Guangdong Province, and Zou Jingyuan continued his parallel bars supremacy by winning gold.
The two-time World champion performed a routine of seven difficulty with accuracy and rhythm. A score of 9.467 points in the first set eventually led to a tally of 16.667 and ensured him the gold medal.
In the women's balance beam, six of the eight contestants, including the 2018 Doha World champion Liu Tingting, fell off as Ou Yushan seized the opportunity to clinch gold without any glaring error.
In the men's vault, 2017 Tianjin National Games bronze winner Cen Yu won in a comeback from surgery.
He got the gold on a difficulty of 6.0 with an average score of 14.667 points.
In the women's floor exercise, Hubei native Shang Chunsong claimed gold with 13.550 points while Ou Yushan bagged sliver and Liu Tingting came third to secure a bronze.
And eventually, in the men's horizontal bar final, two-time world champion and hot favorite Deng Shudi landed fifth. Lin Chaopan of Fujian Province subsequently won the gold with 14.8 points.