Baku 2015: Azerbaijani gymnasts to compete for medals in mixed doubles event
Baku, Azerbaijan, June 17
By Maksim Tsurkov - Trend:
Azerbaijani gymnasts have reached the balance finals of the competitions in acrobatics in mixed pairs within the framework of the first European Games in Baku.
Ulyana Dyakova and Anatoliy Leonov, representing Azerbaijan in acrobatic gymnastics, scored 25.750 points and took the sixth place in the qualification, which allowed them to compete for medals in this discipline.
Earlier, Dyakova and Leonov reached the dynamic finals of the competitions in acrobatics in mixed pairs within the framework of the first European Games in Baku.
It means that Dyakova and Leonov will be able to compete for medals in the mixed doubles event. The balance and dynamic finals in acrobatic gymnastics will be held June 21.
The European Games that kicked off in Baku June 12, will last till June 28. There is a total of 20 sports at Baku 2015: 16 Olympic sports and four non-Olympic sports.
More than 6,000 athletes from across Europe will be representing their nations over 17 days of competition. Baku was awarded the games by the European Olympic Committees (EOC) in December 2012.
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