Canadian athlete: Baku has fantastic gymnastics arena

Excellent conditions have been created for athletes during the FIG World Challenge Cup in Artistic Gymnastics in Baku, Canadian athlete Scott Morgan said.

Athletes have been provided with necessary facilities, he told Trend on February 20.

“I reiterate that excellent conditions have been created for athletes,” he said. “The arena is fantastic.”

“The training room is also well-equipped and there is a high-level security,” he added. “This is my first visit to Baku and I like it very much.”

Morgan also said he was pleased with his performance at the tournament.

“I am happy with my results,” he said. “I think that I have performed well.”

Morgan ranked third in the vault qualification exercises after the first three rotations.

The FIG World Challenge Cup in Artistic Gymnastics kicked off in Baku February 19 and is to end February 21. As many as 45 male and 22 female gymnasts will compete for medals in apparatus finals of the World Challenge Cup.

In general, athletes from 19 countries are to participate in the event.

Men’s and women’s qualifications on the first two days of the competitions will be followed by apparatus finals on the last day.

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