Whitlock targeting success at the Euros

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Max Whitlock will lead the British men’s team as they look to defend their title at the European Artistic Gymnastics Championships in Sofia, Bulgaria.

Double Olympic medallist Max, from Adeyfield in Hemel Hempstead, will also be targeting individual glory after winning the all-round silver medal in last year’s European Championships in Moscow.

Max Whitlock. European Artistic Gymnastics Championships, Moscow/RUS, 17-21 April 2013, ENGPNL00220130423153809

Max Whitlock. European Artistic Gymnastics Championships, Moscow/RUS, 17-21 April 2013, ENGPNL00220130423153809

The British senior men’s team – Max, Kristian Thomas, Sam Oldham, Daniel Keatings and Daniel Purvis – begin their campaign tomorrow with their qualification round.

Individual finals take place at the weekend.