Hanover, Germany – 2009 World silver-medalist Daniel Keatings won the third stage of the Champions Trophy, on Sunday, October 25, 2009, in Hannover, Germany.
Keatings edged Romania’s Flavius Koczi by 0.05, 89.175 to 89.125. Maxim Devyatovsky of Russia placed third with a 87.675, while American Joey Hagerty finished fourth with a 87.125. Both took a fall on pommel horse.
Germany’s Fabian Hambüchen, who won the first two Champions Trophy stages was absent from the competition due to an ankle injury he suffered at the 2009 World Championships.
The fourth and final leg of the 2009 Champions Trophy will be held Nov. 15 in Stuttgart, Germany.
October 25, 2009
1. Daniel Keatings, Great Britain, 89.175
2. Flavius Koczi, Romania, 89.125
3. Maxim Deviatovski, Russia, 87.675
4. Joey Hagerty, Colorado Springs, Colo., 87.125