13th FIG Artistic World Cup starts with qualifiers
DOHA (Qatar): The 13th edition of FIG Artistic Individual Apparatus World Cup got underway at the Aspire Dome here on Wednesday with the qualification rounds.
On the first day, the men’s (MAG) qualification in six apparatus are being held in Floor, Pommel Horse, Rings, Vault, Parallel and Horizontal Bars respectively.
The two-day qualifiers on Tuesday followed by the finals on June 25 and June 26 will be held at the Aspire Dome without the fans.
Doha is the eighth and final stop on the 2018-2021 FIG Apparatus World Cup series, where some of the top-ranked gymnasts will have one last chance to book their places at the Games.
Among other popular names, Uzbekistan’s seven-time Olympian Oksana Chusovitina have already qualified for the Games but the 46-year-old will use the Doha event as a perfect warm-up before the action shifts to Tokyo.