Azerbaijani gymnasts Ramin Damirov (12.600 points) and Rasul Ahmadzade (12.400 points) reached the finals of the 1st AGF Junior Trophy International Tournament in Men's Artistic Gymnastics in the parallel bars exercise, Trend reports.
Kerem Shener (Turkey), Huang Yen-Chang (Chinese Taipei), Mert efe Kilicher (Turkey), Radomir Stelmakh (Ukraine), Nazar Vasilkovsky (Ukraine) and Chuang Chia-Lung (Chinese Taipei) also reached the finals.
Azerbaijani gymnasts Mansum Safarov (11.550 points, 16th place) and Anar Hasanov (9.650 points, 22nd place) did not reach the final.
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.