Baku, Azerbaijan, Feb. 20
Azerbaijani gymnasts performed well on the second day of competitions at the FIG World Challenge Cup in Artistic Gymnastics, which kicked off in Baku Feb. 19.
Azerbaijani gymnasts have advanced to the finals in five exercises following the second day of competitions. Thus, Oleg Stepko has advanced to the vault, uneven bars and horizontal bar finals, while Marina Nekrasova - floor and balance beam finals.
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.