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Kohei Uchimura out of World Cup

Updated: November 16, 2012, 9:50 AM ET
Associated Press

TOKYO -- Olympic all-around champion Kohei Uchimura of Japan has withdrawn from next month's gymnastics World Cup event in Stuttgart, Germany, because of injuries to his right shoulder and right ankle.

Uchimura has been receiving treatment for his injuries and decided to withdraw from the Dec. 1-2 meet, which would require him to perform all six disciplines.

The Japan Gymnastic Association announced Uchimura's withdrawal Friday and said a letter has been submitted to the International ...

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