Nile Wilson became the first Briton to win an Olympic medal in the horizontal bar by claiming bronze at Rio 2016.

Rio Olympics 2016: Nile Wilson wins Great Britain's first high bar medal

Nile Wilson became the first Briton to win an Olympic medal in the horizontal bar by claiming bronze at Rio 2016.

The Great Britain team of Nile Wilson Daniel Purvis James Hall Max Whitlock Kristian Thomas Brinn Bevan and Louis Smith wear their silver medals won...

The Great Britain team of Nile Wilson Daniel Purvis James Hall Max Whitlock Kristian Thomas Brinn Bevan and Louis Smith wear their silver medals won...

Nile Wilson of Great Britain competes in the Pommel during Day Three of the 2015 World Artistic Gymnastics Championships at The SSE Hydro on October 25, 2015 in Glasgow, Scotland.

Nile Wilson Photos Photos: 2015 World Artistic Gymnastics Championships - Day Three

Nile Wilson of Great Britain competes in the Pommel during Day Three of the 2015 World Artistic Gymnastics Championships at The SSE Hydro on October 25, 2015 in Glasgow, Scotland.

Nile Wilson of Great Britain competes on the Horizontal Bar Final on Day 11 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at the Rio Olympic Arena on August 16, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

Nile Wilson of Great Britain competes on the Horizontal Bar Final on Day 11 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at the Rio Olympic Arena on August 16, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - AUGUST 06: Team Great Britain (L-R) Kristian Thomas, Max Whitlock, Brinn Bevan, Nile Wilson and Louis Smith pose for a photo after Artistic Gymnastics Men's Team qualification on Day 1 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at Rio Olympic Arena on August 6, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (2117×1411)

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - AUGUST 06: Team Great Britain (L-R) Kristian Thomas, Max Whitlock, Brinn Bevan, Nile Wilson and Louis Smith pose for a photo after Artistic Gymnastics Men's Team qualification on Day 1 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at Rio Olympic Arena on August 6, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (2117×1411)

Result: Nile Wilson wins historic bronze for Great Britain

Result: Nile Wilson wins historic bronze for Great Britain

Great Britain's Nile Wilson won bronze in the men's horizontal bar final in Rio

Nile Wilson wins bronze in the men's bar for Team GB

Great Britain's Nile Wilson won bronze in the men's horizontal bar final in Rio

Great Britain's Nile Wilson performs on the parallel bars during the men's team final

Japan win gold in gymnastics team final as Great Britain come fourth

Great Britain's Nile Wilson performs on the parallel bars during the men's team final

08.16.16 Danell Leyva (USA) wins silver in high bar event final. Fabian Hambuchen of Germany takes gold,Nile Wilson of Great Britain the bronze. Levya, originally an alternate, replacing an injured John Orozco just two weeks before the start of the games, won two silvers in the Event Finals.

08.16.16 Danell Leyva (USA) wins silver in high bar event final. Fabian Hambuchen of Germany takes gold,Nile Wilson of Great Britain the bronze. Levya, originally an alternate, replacing an injured John Orozco just two weeks before the start of the games, won two silvers in the Event Finals.

Nile Wilson of Great Britain walks in the 'Heroes of the Games' segment during…

Nile Wilson of Great Britain walks in the 'Heroes of the Games' segment during…

Nile Wilson of Great Britain competes on the pommel horse during the Men's Individual All-Around final on Day 5 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at the Rio Olympic Arena on August 10, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

Nile Wilson of Great Britain competes on the pommel horse during the Men's Individual All-Around final on Day 5 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at the Rio Olympic Arena on August 10, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

Nile Wilson of Great Britain competes on the Horizontal Bar Final on Day 11 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at the Rio Olympic Arena on August 16, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

Nile Wilson of Great Britain competes on the Horizontal Bar Final on Day 11 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at the Rio Olympic Arena on August 16, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

Rio Olympics 2016: Nile Wilson wins Great Britain's first high bar medal - BBC Sport

Rio Olympics 2016: Nile Wilson wins Great Britain's first high bar medal

Rio Olympics 2016: Nile Wilson wins Great Britain's first high bar medal - BBC Sport

Dutch gymnast Epke Zonderland falls flat on his face during final of bars in Rio 2016 Dutch gymnast Epke Zonderland falls flat on his face during final of bars in Rio Read more: http://dailym.ai/2bA7BU9 Well that was an epic fail! Defending champion Epke Zonderland - nicknamed the Flying Dutchman - falls flat on his face during final of gymnastics bars in Rio Epke Zonderland won gold in 2012 but came crashing down when he lost his grip on horizontal bar Crowd gasped as gymnast dropped and…

Dutch gymnast Epke Zonderland falls flat on his face during final of bars in Rio 2016 Dutch gymnast Epke Zonderland falls flat on his face during final of bars in Rio Read more: http://dailym.ai/2bA7BU9 Well that was an epic fail! Defending champion Epke Zonderland - nicknamed the Flying Dutchman - falls flat on his face during final of gymnastics bars in Rio Epke Zonderland won gold in 2012 but came crashing down when he lost his grip on horizontal bar Crowd gasped as gymnast dropped and…

Some fans must have assumed that Zonderland, 30, one of the favourites, would simply drop out of the event. Britain's Nile Wilson, 20, was even caught saying ‘no way’ as he waited for Zonderland to get back on his feet.    Ouch: Zonderland of the Netherlands falls from the horizontal bar during the artistic gymnastics men's apparatus final

Defending champion Epke Zonderland falls flat on his face at Rio 2016

Some fans must have assumed that Zonderland, 30, one of the favourites, would simply drop out of the event. Britain's Nile Wilson, 20, was even caught saying ‘no way’ as he waited for Zonderland to get back on his feet. Ouch: Zonderland of the Netherlands falls from the horizontal bar during the artistic gymnastics men's apparatus final

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