World Cup: Artur Avetisyan – bronze medalist

23:46 - 23 Nov, 2019

Armenia’s Artur Avetisyan became a bronze medalist at the FIG Artistic Gymnastics World Cup underway in German Cottbus. 

In the rings final Artur Avetisyan placed 3rd with 14.833m points. Chinese Liu Yang who scored 15.133 points placed 1st and won the only Olympic qualification in this exercise.

Another Armenian representative, Vahagn Davtyan, took the 5th position with 14.825 points. Harutyun Merdinyan scored 14.733 points in the pommel horse final and took the 4th position.

Earlier Artur Davtyan had performed in the World Cup too but had failed to overcome the qualification round of the pommel horse, floor, vault and horizontal bar exercises.

The World Cup is qualifying for the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020. Of Armenian gymnasts the only one to have an Olympic qualification is Artur Davtyan who will perform in the Tokyo 2020 vault event.

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