Baku, Azerbaijan, Feb. 19
By Maksim Tsurkov - Trend:
Azerbaijani female gymnast Yulia Inshina has advanced to the uneven bars finals at the FIG World Challenge Cup in Artistic Gymnastics, being held in Baku.
Inshina ranked sixth by scoring 12,300 during the qualification event.
This score guarantees her participation in the finals.
Another Azerbaijani athlete Marina Nekrasova became the second reserve gymnast for the finals.
German gymnast Lina Philipp and Brazilian gymnast Flavia Lopes showed the best results. Both scored 13,850.
The FIG World Challenge Cup in Artistic Gymnastics kicked off in Baku Feb. 19 and is to end Feb. 21. As many as 45 male and 22 female gymnasts will compete for medals in apparatus finals of the World Challenge Cup.
In general, athletes from 19 countries are to participate in the event.
Men's and women's qualifications on the first two days of the competitions will be followed by apparatus finals on the last day.