23 April 2012
Azerbaijani men’s pair of acrobats consisting of Murad Mammadov and Murad Karimov took the 6th place at the World age Group competitions held in Lake Buena Vista (the USA).
According to the press-service of Azerbaijan Gymnastics Federation, after the balance (25.85 points) and tempo (26.2) exercises in qualification, the boys had become the 7th and acquired a right to demonstrate mixed combination to the international judges and the audience gathered in Florida.
In the final, the acrobats received 26.4 points which enabled them to win a place higher than in the qualification and take the lead over the rivals from Poland and Spain. Russian acrobats became the champions here.
The second participants of the event, women’s pair, Aynur Huseynova and Narmin Ramazanova, took the 11th place among 17 duets in the all-around.
At the same time with the World Age Group Competitions in America, there was held the World Championships among seniors where women’s pair, Afag Maharramli and Parizad Guliyeva, participated in. The girls received 79.201 points and took the 7th place in the all-around.
One more tournament in acrobatics came to an end in Volgograd. Men’s pair, Seymur Jafarov – Murad Akbarov, became the winners of the Russian competitions. And women’s duet Lala Huseynova – Khoshgadam Guliyeva took the 5th place.