Baku, Azerbaijan, March 15
By Jani Babayeva – Trend:
The second day of the FIG Artistic Gymnastics Individual Apparatus World Cup, AGF Trophy kicked off at the National Gymnastics Arena in Baku on March 15.
On the second day, men’s qualifying competitions are being held. The gymnasts are competing in vault, pommel horse and horizontal bar exercises.
Women are competing to reach the finals in balance beam exercises and in floor exercises.
Gymnasts Murad Agarzayev, Ivan Tikhonov, Nikita Simonov and Marina Nekrasova represent Azerbaijan at the FIG Artistic Gymnastics Individual Apparatus World Cup.
The FIG Artistic Gymnastics Individual Apparatus World Cup is being held at the National Gymnastics Arena in Baku and brings together the strongest gymnasts from 41 countries.
The competition is important for athletes who want to get to the Summer Olympics in Tokyo in 2020.
Qualifications are being held during the first two days of the four-day competition, while the finals will be held during the last two days. The gymnasts who will get the highest points for the performance will be awarded with the traditional AGF Trophy Cup.