© Benoit Bonatre

PARIS, France, April 11, 2010 – 2008 Olympic horizontal bar silver-medalist Jonathan Horton of Houston won two bronze medals at the World Cup event held in Bercy, an area in Paris, France.

In the still rings, Horton tied with Japan’s Kohei Uchimura with 15.325 points but ended up with the bronze medal due to the tie breaker, which was based on execution scores. Samir Ait Said of France won the title with his 15.525.

In the horizontal bar finals, Horton’s 15.525 put him behind Uchimura’s 15.700 and France’s Yann Cucherat’s 15.600.

Danell Leyva of Miami also competed in the World Cup; his best finish was 10th in the floor exercise.

The remaining men’s champions were: floor exercise – Diego Hypolito, Brazil; pommel horse, Cyril Tommasone, France; vault – Isaac Botella Perez, Spain; and parallel bars – Alexander Tsarevich, Belarus.