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Olympics: U.S. Men Qualify for Team Gymnastics Finals

August 7, 2016 GMT

The U.S. men advanced to the gymnastics team finals at the Rio Olympics on Saturday by finishing second to China in the qualification round.

China had 270.461 points, the United States 270.405 and Russia was third with 269.612.

Americans Sam Mikulak and Chris Brooks also qualified for the all-around final. Qualifiers for the individual event finals were Mikulak and Jacob Dalton in floor exercise, Alex Naddour in pommel horse, Danell Leyva in parallel bars and Mikulak and Leyva in the horizontal bar.