The National Gymnastics Arena in Baku is one of the most modern arenas in the world, said Finnish gymnast Oskar Kirmes, who participates in the FIG Artistic Gymnastics Individual Apparatus World Cup in Baku.
“I already came to Baku when I participated in the First European Games. I really like the Baku arena, it is one of the most modern in the world,” the gymnast told reporters in Baku March 16.
Touching upon his performance, Oskar Kirmes noted that he would like to reach the second finals as well.
“I already advanced to the finals in floor exercises and would also like to reach the rings finals,” he said.
The Finnish gymnast ranks third in the qualifications after two rotations.
The first day of the new Olympic cycle’s first FIG Artistic Gymnastics Individual Apparatus World Cup kicked off at the National Gymnastics Arena in Baku March 16 and will continue until March 19. Athletes from 23 countries will perform at the World Cup to be hosted by the Azerbaijani capital for the second time.
Qualifications will be held on the first two days of the event followed by the Apparatus Finals on last two days.