© Steve Lange

KIEV, Ukraine, June 30, 2007 – Jonathan Horton of Houston won the all-around title at the USA-Russia-Ukraine competition in Kiev, Ukraine.  Horton, who goes to the University of Oklahoma, bested Russia’s Maxim Deviatovski, the 2007 European all-around champion, for the title.


Horton earned a total 89.60 to finish ahead of Deviatovski’s 89.05.  Vadym Kuvakin of the Ukraine was third in the all-around with a 88.70.


In the team competition, Ukraine was first, scoring 271.70.  Russia was second at 269.10 and the USA was third at 268.25.


In addition to Horton, the members of the U.S. Team were Alexander Artemev of Morrison, Colo./Team Chevron; David Durante of Garwood, N.J./Team Chevron; Joseph Hagerty of Rio Rancho, N.M./Team Chevron; Kevin Tan of Fremont, Calif./Team Chevron; and Sean Townsend of Houston/Gattaca.