BAKU, Azerbaijan, Mar. 7
By Jani Babayeva - Trend:
Azerbaijani gymnasts Mansum Safarov (11.800 points) and Rasul Ahmadzade (11.800 points) reached the final of the 1st AGF Junior Trophy International Tournament in Men's Artistic Gymnastics in horizontal bar exercises, Trend reports on March 7.
Vladimir Kostyuk (Ukraine), Radomir Stelmakh (Ukraine), Hassan Bulut (Turkey), Mert efe Kilicher (Turkey), Chuang Chia-Lung (Chinese Taipei) and Huang Yen-Chang (Chinese Taipei) also reached the finals.
Ramin Damirov (11.100 points, 13th place) and Anar Hasanov (10.550 points, 18th place) did not reach the final in this category.
Azerbaijan Gymnastics Federation (AGF) is hosting the 1st AGF Junior Trophy International Tournament in Men's Artistic Gymnastics on March 7-8. Junior gymnasts born in 2003-2006 are demonstrating their skills at the tournament. Qualification competitions take place on the first day, and finals in individual all-around competition will take place on the second day.
The AGF Junior Trophy will be a test tournament for young gymnasts ahead of the European Championships in Men's Artistic Gymnastics, which will be held May 27-31 at the National Gymnastics Arena.
At the AGF Junior Trophy tournament, Azerbaijan will be represented by Ramin Damirov, Mansum Safarov, Anar Hasanov, Rasul Ahmadzade and Aghakazim Rustamov.
Outside the competition program, Azerbaijani gymnast Samad Mammadli will also perform in the tournament.