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Baltimore gymnast Whittenburg has 'rough night' in finals at worlds

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Whittenburg has 'rough night' in finals

Donnell Whittenburg of Baltimore finished 17th in the men's all-around finals Thursday at the Gymnastics World Championships in Nanning, China, with a score of 86.248. The Edgewood alumnus placed first overall in the still rings (15.266), 10th in floor exercise (15.100), 16th in parallel bars (14.533), 18th in high bars (13.866), 19th in pommel horse (13.783) and 24th in vault (13.700). In the Americans' team bronze win Tuesday, Whittenburg's scores in floor exercise (15.300), parallel bars (14.633) and vault (14.966) were higher than the scores he posted in the all-around Thursday. He did...