Olympic dream shattered for Rhys and Rory as injury ends boxer's bid to strike gold

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Rhys McClenaghan

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Newtownards gymnast Rhys McClenaghan has finished seventh in the pommel horse final at the Olympics.

The 22-year-old had an early fall, but bravely completed a brilliant routine.

GB's Max Whitlock retained his title.

There was also disappointment for Rory McIlroy in Tokyo on Sunday morning. 

The Holywood golfer made it to a seven-way, sudden death play-off for a bronze medal - but was eliminated on the third extra hole.

Earlier, Belfast boxer Aidan Walsh withdrew ahead of his semi-final due to an ankle injury - reportedly sustained in the ring while celebrating his quarter-final victory earlier in the week.

He still takes home a bronze medal.

Lisburn's Kurt Walker lost his quarter-final fight.


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