01 August 2011
An Azerbaijani gymnast Elvin Aghadadayev took the 4th place at the XI European Youth Olympic Festival held in Turkish Trabzon. According to the press service of Azerbaijan Gymnastics Federation, having demonstrated a performance only on one apparatus - pommel horse - in the qualification, our gymnast reached the final from the 8th place. In the final, Elvin received 12.775 points losing the bronze medal to a Belgian gymnast Maxim Gentges with 0.5 point breakaway. Vasiliy Mikhalitsin from Belarus became the champion and Sergey Stepanov from Russia was the vice-champion. The second gymnast from the Azerbaijani team, Ruslan Balakishiyev, performed in the tournament’s all-around where took the 72nd place with a 69.3 points.