FIG World Championships continue in Azerbaijan’s National Gymnastics Arena (PHOTO)
Baku, Azerbaijan, Mar. 15
By Jani Babayeva – Trend:
The FIG Artistic Gymnastics Individual Apparatus World Cup continues on March 15, 2019 in the National Gymnastics Arena in Baku, Trend reports.
Qualifying competitions for men in the vault, exercises on a horse and crossbar are to be held today. Women will compete for a place in the finals in exercises on a balance beam and in floor exercises.
The FIG Artistic Gymnastics Individual Apparatus World Cup is being held on March 14-17 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.
Gymnasts Murad Agarzayev, Ivan Tikhonov, Nikita Simonov and Marina Nekrasova represent Azerbaijan at the FIG Artistic Gymnastics Individual Apparatus World Cup.
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.