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Gymnast Donnell Whittenburg 8th in all-around at worlds

Gymnast Donnell Whittenburg 8th in all-around at worlds

Baltimore's Donnell Whittenburg, who attended Edgewood, finished in eighth place in the men's all-around final at the World Gymnastics Championships on Friday at the SSE Hydro Arena in Glasgow, Scotland. Whittenburg, one of the reserve athletes, was added to the field when Belarus' Dzmitry Barkalau withdrew earlier in the day. The 21-year-old did fine on short notice, his only real misstep coming on vault — typically one of his strongest events. "I just wanted to come out and do gymnastics," said Whittenburg who compiled 88.797 points. "I didn't really think about it." Danell Leyva of Miami finished 17th with...

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