Final day of FIG Artistic Gymnastics Apparatus World Cup kicks off in Baku (PHOTO)



BAKU, Azerbaijan, March 12. The final day of
the FIG Artistic Gymnastics Apparatus World Cup competitions has
kicked off at the National Gymnastics Arena in Baku, Trend reports.

Today, the final competition will be held: for men – in the
vault, exercises on a gymnastic horse and

parallel bars, while for women – in the beam and floor
exercises. Winners and prize-winners will be determined following
the results of the competition.

Azerbaijani athletes Nikita Simonov and Nazanin Teymurova will
perform in the exercise on parallel bars and floor exercises,
respectively.

The FIG Artistic Gymnastics Apparatus World Cup will be held at
the National Gymnastics Arena until March 12. Azerbaijan has a
record for the number of countries, as 173 athletes from 48
National Federations are participating in the competition.

The first two days of the four-day World Cup competitions in
Baku featured qualifying stages, whereas the remaining days –
finals, will determine the winners and prize-winners in exercises
on individual implements. Following the results of the four-day
competitions, the traditional “AGF Trophy” will be presented to the
gymnasts who received the highest execution score.

During the final competition held on March 11, Azerbaijani
gymnast Nikita Simonov won a gold medal in ring exercises.



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