Baku, Azerbaijan, Feb. 19
By Maksim Tsurkov - Trend:
Azerbaijani gymnast Oleg Stepko has advanced to the men's rings finals at the FIG World Challenge Cup in Artistic Gymnastics, being held in Baku.
He ranked third scoring 14,650 during the qualification event.
Turkish gymnast Ibrahim Colak, scoring 15,050, had the best result during the qualification event.
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.