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15 June 2015


Today, team competitions in Men’s and Women’s Artistic Gymnastics started yesterday, have come to an end at Milli Gimnastika Arenası (National Gymnastics Arena).  An Azerbaijani Men’s National Team consisting of Oleg Stepko, Petro Paxnyuk and Eldar Safarov won the bronze medal. This is a great success in history of Azerbaijan Artistic Gymnastics. Azerbaijan Gymnastics Federation expresses its gratitude to our athletes for splendid performances and congratulates the country’s whole sporting community on this victory.

An Azerbaijani Women’s National Team contented itself with the 13th place.  It should be mentioned that this gymnastics discipline started to develop in Azerbaijan two years ago.

According to the results of two-day competitions, all-around finalists have been defined both among men and women. Already on June 18, Oleg Stepko and Marina Nekrasova will represent our National Teams in Men's and Women's Artistic Gymnastics accordingly.

Same Oleg Stepko will perform in the finals on Pommel Horse, Rings, Vault and Parallel Bars.