Rio Olympics 2016: GB men shine in gymnastics qualification

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GB men's gymnastic team reach Monday's final

Great Britain reached Monday's Olympic gymnastics men's team final with an impressive display in qualification.

They were fifth overall with 2012 champions China compiling the best overall score followed by USA, Russia and Japan.

Britons Nile Wilson and Max Whitlock qualified for the individual all-around final.

French gymnast Samir Ait Said suffer a horrific leg break after landing badly on the vault during qualifying.

Ukraine's Oleg Vernyayev, who missed out on a medal four years ago when his team came fourth, was the leading all-around qualifier, with London gold medallist Kohei Uchimura of Japan second.

Whitlock, who won two bronze medals in 2012, also qualified for the floor and pommel finals. Team-mate Kristian Thomas made the floor final, Louis Smith is in the pommel final and Wilson will be in the high bar final.

Wilson, the highest-placed Briton in the all-around qualification having come fifth, said: "I'm loving every second of it and that's what I focus on, enjoying myself.

"Today, all I was focusing on was my gymnastics and what I could do and what I could control.

"I had to go out there and do six routines. I had a couple of little wobbles but, all in all, very consistent and clean and come out with a great score and a couple of big scores on a couple of big apparatus."

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