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Bronze for Purvis

December 8, 2012 20:46 pm

Great Britain's Daniel Purvis rounded off a successful year with a bronze medal in the gymnastics all-around competition at the Glasgow World Cup.

The 22-year-old racked up a total of 89.864 points despite falling during his floor routine. That left him third behind Germany's gold medallist Marcel Nguyen (90.098) and Japan's Kazuhito Tanaka (89.998).

Purvis said: "I feel great, it was a tough competition but good fun and a really nice way to end what's been a dream year for me with the Olympics, European success and British title.

"It was a fantastic atmosphere today and I think it proved how much the Games really has inspired people and they got behind us a lot. I can't wait to be back in Glasgow for the Commonwealths and World Championships 2015."

Rebecca Tunney and Niamh Rippin were fifth and sixth respectively in the women's competition, won by Elizabeth Price of the United States.

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