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Finalists announced at European Championships trampoline competitions in Baku

15 April 2018 [12:07] - TODAY.AZ

By  Trend


Finalists of trampoline competitions among men held as part of the XXVI European Championships at the National Arena of Gymnastics in Baku have been announced.

As a result of the semi-finals, the French gymnasts Allan Morante and Sebastian Martini, Russia’s Dmitry Ushakov and Mikhail Melnik, Belarusian athlete Mikita Lyinykh, the representative of Portugal Diogo Ganchinho, Kyrylo Sonn from Germany and Poland’s Artur Zakrzewski reached the finals.

Azerbaijani gymnast Ilya Grishunin scored 58,620 points in the semifinals and, finishing ninth, became the first reservist in the finals. Grishunin will be able to take part in the final if someone from the first eight athletes does not participate in the competition.

Today was the third day of the 26th European Championships in Trampoline, Double Mini-Trampoline and Tumbling at the National Gymnastics Arena in Baku.

The qualifying trampoline event among seniors and juniors, the finals among men's and women's teams in double mini-trampoline event and tumbling event among seniors, as well as semifinals in trampoline event among seniors and juniors was held today.

On the third day Azerbaijan was represented by Ilya Grishunin, Ruslan Aghamirov, Veronika Zemlyanaya, Svetlana Makshtarova and Seljan Magsudova.

More than 400 gymnasts from 25 countries are participating in the Championships. Both junior and senior competitions are being held in Individual and Synchronized Trampoline, Double Mini-Trampoline and Tumbling at the National Gymnastics Arena.

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