13 September 2015
Last Saturday, the 1st Israeli Men’s Artistic Gymnastics Open Cup has taken place in Tel Aviv. Our athletes Oleg Stepko and Petro Pakhnyuk took part in this event.
The gold medalist of the Baku 2015 1st European Games, Oleg Stepko, mounted the first step of the podium, having received 89 points in total of the all-around results. Petro Pakhnyuk, the bronze medalist of the Euro-Games in the team competition ranked the 4th. The second place was taken by a Croatian athlete Filip Ude. And, the podium’s host, Alexander Shatilov became the third.
On apparatus finals, Oleg won the “gold” in exercises performed on rings and parallel bars. And an execution of floor exercises, as well as performances on pommel horse and horizontal bar brought him the “silver”.
Petro Pakhnyuk turned out to be the strongest among all the competitors. He also took the 3rd place on vault.