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Japan's Uchimura on track for fourth world gymnastics title

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Japanese star Kohei Uchimura kept his bid for an unprecedented fourth men's all-around title on track by dominating qualifying at the world championships here on Tuesday. 

Japan's Kohei Uchimura competes on parallel bars during at the world gymnastics championships in Antwerp, on September 30, 2013

Olympic champion Uchimura scored 91.924 points to put him ahead of American Sam Mikulak (89.532), compatriot Ryohei Kato (89.474) and China's Lin Chaopan (89.430) with the top 24 advancing to Thursday's final.

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