Azerbaijan's Marina Nekrasova reaches World Cup finals in Baku

15 March 2019 17:03 (UTC+04:00)

By  Trend

Azerbaijani gymnast Marina Nekrasova has reached the finals of the FIG Artistic Gymnastics Individual Apparatus World Cup in the exercises on the balance beam, Trend reports.

The athlete reached the finals with a score of 12.566 points.

Finalists of the FIG Artistic Gymnastics Individual Apparatus World Cup in balance beam exercises have been defined in the National Gymnastics Arena in Baku.

Following the qualification event, Emma Nedov (Australia), Marine Boyer (France), Li Qi (China), Elvira Katsali (Greece), Lara Mori (Italy), Marina Nekrasova (Azerbaijan), Mana Oguchi (Japan), Anastasia Bachynska (Ukraine) reached the finals.

 

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.

Gymnasts Murad Agarzayev, Ivan Tikhonov, Nikita Simonov and Marina Nekrasova represent Azerbaijan at the FIG Artistic Gymnastics Individual Apparatus World Cup.

Qualifications are being held during the first two days of the four-day competition, while the finals will be held 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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