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First day of FIG Artistic Gymnastics Individual Apparatus World Cup kicks off in Baku

14 March 2019 [13:34] - TODAY.AZ

By  Trend


The first day of the FIG Artistic Gymnastics Individual Apparatus World Cup, AGF Trophy kicked off at the National Gymnastics Arena in Baku on March 14.

The men’s qualification competitions in the floor exercises, parallel bars exercises and rings exercises are being held on the first day.

Women are competing for reaching the final in vault and uneven bars 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 will be held during the first two days of the four-day competition, while the finals 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.






























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