Gymnast Harutyun Merdinyan qualifies for the final of the Olympic Games

02:52 - 07 Aug, 2016

Gymnasts started their performances on the first competition day in the Olympic capital Rio. Armenian team member, European reigning champion Harutyun Merdinyan scoring 15, 583 points on pommel horse and placing 4th qualified for the final.

Another Armenian representative Artur Davtyan (vault) performed the first jump perfectly but failed during the second jump. Overall the Armenian gymnast scored 14, 566 points and couldn't overcome the qualification round.

The final is set for August 14.

Photos – here and here

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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