Chinese gymnast ranks first in individual trampoline program at FIG World Cup in Baku
BAKU, Azerbaijan, Feb. 16
By Jani Babayeva - Trend:
Chinese athlete Xueying Zhu, having scored 55.810 points, won gold medal in the women's individual trampoline program at the FIG World Cup in Trampoline Gymnastics and Tumbling, Trend reports.
Another Chinese gymnast Lingling Liu ranked the second with 54.945 points, while the Canadian gymnast Samantha Smith came in third with 54.585 points.
The FIG World Cup in Trampoline Gymnastics and Tumbling is held at the National Gymnastics Arena in Baku on Feb. 15-16. Azerbaijan will be represented by gymnast Farid Mustafayev in the tumbling finals on Feb. 16.
The competitions, which are licensed for the Tokyo Olympics 2020, have brought together 150 gymnasts from 30 countries.
The gymnasts, who will score highest in the tournament, will traditionally be awarded the AGF Trophy Cup.
Last year's World Cup in trampoline and tumbling in Baku also gave license to proceed to the Olympic Games, and in 2018, the European Championship for this type of gymnastics with the participation of 26 countries was held for the first time in the Azerbaijani capital. The World Trampoline Championship will be held for the first time in Azerbaijan in 2021.