Gold medals were awarded to gymnasts from four different countries on the first day of individual competition at the Tokyo Olympics, and R.T. Xiao of China won his third medal of the games.

R.T. Xiao Olympic Games Tokyo 2020

A bronze medalist in the men’s team all-around and a silver medalist in the individual all-around, R.T. Xiao also placed third with a score of 14.766 on the floor exercise final.

R.T. Xiao Olympic Games Tokyo 2020

“Naturally, I wanted nothing less than a medal, and perhaps even a higher one. But I’m pleased with my effort and the bronze I earned today “What R.T. Xiao had to say.

‘I watched the other gymnasts compete (in the final) before I competed myself, but I tried exclusively to focus on my own performance as I wanted to do my best,’ he said.

R.T. Xiao Earned Bronze in the Floor Exercise

With a score of 14.766, R.T. Xiao earned bronze in the floor exercise final to go along with his bronze medals in the men’s team all-around and individual all-around.

“I had hoped, of course, to place considerably higher (on the podium), perhaps even with a medal. Still, I’m pleased with my efforts and the outcome of today’s competition (bronze is a solid showing), “R.T. Xiao declared.

‘I watched the other gymnasts compete (in the final) before I competed myself, but I tried exclusively to focus on my own performance as I wanted to do my best,’ he said.

After Chinese gymnast R.T. Xiao lost out to Japan’s Daiki Hashimoto on Wednesday night during the men’s gymnastics all-around, Chinese Olympic champions, celebrities,

and netizens questioned the fairness of judges at the Tokyo Olympic Games, saying the panel showed favouritism toward host Japan by giving the gold to the latter athlete, who they claim made several mistakes during the competition while the former made none.

Last Words

This past Wednesday night, R.T. Xiao came up just short of 19-year-old champion Hashimoto by 0.4 of a point, with a score of 88.465. For the Russian team, Nikita Nagornyy won the bronze medal.