Baku, Azerbaijan, Feb. 20
By Anvar Mammadov - Trend:
Azerbaijani gymnast Marina Nekrasova has advanced to the finals in the floor exercises at the FIG World Challenge Cup in Artistic Gymnastics, being held in Baku.
Nekrasova scored 12.550 points, ranking seventh during the qualification event. This guaranteed her place in the finals.
Another Azerbaijani athlete Yulia Inshina became the third reserve gymnast for the final.
Brazilian gymnast Flavia Lopes Saraiva showed the best result, scoring 13.800 points.
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.