Tuesday 23 July 2019

New dad Epke Zonderland takes third world high bar title

Zonderland celebrates after Saturday’s victory. Photo: AP Photo/Vadim Ghirda via HH

Dutch gymnast Epke Zonderland won his third world title on the high bar at the world championships in Doha this weekend.

Epke, now 32, first won the title in 2013, and successfully defended it in 2014. He is the first man ever to win three high bar gold medals in the world championships.

Zonderland, who became a father for the first time last month, also completed his medical training to become a doctor earlier this year.

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