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      Israeli Gymnast Takes Gold in European Championship

      Israeli gymnast Alexander Shatilov won the gold medal in the men's floor at the 2013 European Gymnastics Championship in Moscow.
      By Arutz Sheva staff
      First Publish: 4/22/2013, 11:17 AM

      Israel's Alexander Shatilov
      Israel's Alexander Shatilov
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      Israeli gymnast Alexander Shatilov won the gold medal in the men's floor exercise at the 2013 European Gymnastics Championship in Moscow on Sunday.

      Shatilov, 26, received 15.533 points for his performance and will share his gold medal with British gymnast Max Whitlock, who received a matching score.

      Shatilov finished sixth place in the floor exercise finals at the London Olympics and 12th in the individual all-around final.

      The 26-year-old gymnast won silver medals in 2011 and 2012 and the bronze in the 2009 European Championship.