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Gymnastics teams getting accredited for Baku World Cup (PHOTO)


Delegations of a number of countries are getting accredited for the World Cup in Trampoline Gymnastics and Tumbling, to be held in Baku on February 18-19.

As of now, teams from Azerbaijan, South Africa, Belarus, the UK, Belgium, Kazakhstan and Poland have already been accredited.

The new Olympic cycle’s first World Cup in Trampoline Gymnastics and Tumbling will take place in the National Gymnastics Arena in Baku on February 18-19. Eighty-five trampoline and tumbling gymnasts from 15 countries will test their strength on the basis of the new Code of Points coming into force in 2017.

The qualifications to take place on the first day of the competitions will be followed by finals the next day.

At these events, Azerbaijan will be represented by Ilya Grishunin, Oleg Piunov, Ruslan Aghamirov, Sviatlana Makshtarova and Veronika Zemlianaia in the trampoline individual and synchro pairs programs, as well as by Mikhail Malkin on the tumbling track.

News Agency "Trend", 16 February 2017