Asil, 23, picks up his first world title at 2022 World Gymnastics Championships, leaving behind China’s Jingyuan Zoum who came in second and Courtney Tulloch of UK, who took the third position.
Türkiye’s athlete Adem Asil has won the gold medal in men’s rings event at the 2022 World Gymnastics Championships.
Asil won the top medal with 14,933 points on Saturday — day eight of the Artistic Gymnastics World Championships in Liverpool.
China’s Jingyuan Zou came in second and Courtney Tulloch from the United Kingdom came in third.
“I can’t explain my emotions. I’m so happy because my first world medal is a gold. It is a second World Championship gold for Turkey, so I am very happy,” the 23-year-old gymnast told the media.
“I am over the Moon. I worked very hard and finally here I am a World Champion. I can’t believe it. I finally made it. I can’t believe it.”
“There is nothing more beautiful and proud than this. I am so happy,” said Yilmaz Goktekin, head coach of Türkiye’s national team.
🥇Büyük gurur; Adem Asil dünya şampiyonu!
🤸♂️Milli sporcumuz Adem Asil, Artistik Cimnastik Dünya Şampiyonası’nda halka aletinde elde ettiği tarihi şampiyonlukla, İngiltere’de Ay-yıldızlı bayrağımızı göndere çektirdi ve İstiklal Marşımızı okuttu.🇹🇷
Harikasın Adem!👏 pic.twitter.com/Zxe9X3k1vU
— Gençlik ve Spor Bakanlığı 🇹🇷 (@gencliksporbak) November 5, 2022
Source: TRTWorld and agencies