Azerbaijani gymnast in finals at Trampoline & Tumbling World Cup
Baku, Azerbaijan, Feb. 16
By Jani Babayeva – Trend:
Azerbaijani tumbling gymnast Mikhail Malkin has reached the finals of the World Cup in Trampoline and Tumbling, Trend reports.
Representatives of Russia, Kazakhstan and Ukraine also reached the finals.
The first day of the World Cup in Trampoline and Tumbling started at the National Gymnastics Arena on Feb. 16 in Baku.
Men and women qualification competitions will be held on the first day in the individual and synchronous trampolining programs along with the men's qualification competitions in tumbling.
The World Cup in Trampoline and Tumbling is set to run from February 16 to 17 in Baku. Some 200 gymnasts from 30 countries are taking part in the championship.
Such athletes as Uladzislau Hancharou, Rosannagh MacLennan, Jason Burnett, Dong Dong, Gao Lei, Dmitry Ushakov and Bryony Page will compete in this World Cup.
Azerbaijan is represented by Veronika Zemlianaia in the individual program, Ruslan Aghamirov, Ilya Grishunin and Oleg Piunov in the individual and synchronized men's programs, and Mikhail Malkin in tumbling at the World Cup.
Six World Cups in Trampoline will be held in 2019 and 2020, with two of them being held in Baku.
Last year, Baku hosted the European Trampoline Championships, with the participation of 26 countries, with the World Cups organized in 2016 and 2017.