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Marvin Kimble Finishes Doha World Cup With Silver On High Bar

By Karen Price | March 24, 2018, 1:27 p.m. (ET)

Marvin Kimble competes on high bar the Artistic Gymnastics World Championships on Oct. 2, 2017 in Montreal.


The U.S. will leave the gymnastics world cup in Doha, Qatar, with two medals, closing the meet with Marvin Kimble’s silver on high bar on Saturday.

Kimble, 22, of Milwaukee, scored a 14.533 to place him just behind gold medalist Tin Srbic of Croatia, who won with a score of 14.800. High bar is one of Kimble’s strengths, along with vault and parallel bars, and he is the reigning U.S. champion on high bar. He is also the reigning U.S. still rings champion and was on last fall’s world championship team.

Kimble also won silver on high bar at at the 2017 Cottbus World Cup in Germany.

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Kimble also competed in the parallel bars final on Saturday and scored a 14.466 to finish in seventh place. Teammate Alec Yoder, an Ohio State junior who won the bronze medal on pommel horse on Friday, also competed in the high bar final and finished fifth with a score of 13.600.

The four-day world cup event concluded with Saturday’s competition. 

Karen Price is a reporter from Pittsburgh who has covered Olympic sports for various publications. She is a freelance contributor to TeamUSA.org on behalf of Red Line Editorial, Inc.

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