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Indian gymnast Patra qualifies for Parallel Bars Finals at World Cup

He was placed 8th with a score of 13.250. The top-8 qualify for the Finals where they have to perform again for deciding the medals

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

Rakesh Kumar Patra, Indian Gymnast
Rakesh Kumar Patra, Indian Gymnast

Indian gymnast Rakesh Kumar Patra has qualified for the Parallel Bars Finals at the FIG in Koper,

He was placed 8th with a score of 13.250. The top-8 qualify for the Finals where they have to perform again for deciding the medals.

The FIG in Koper is third of the seven World Challenge Cup Series for 2019.

The World Challenge Cup events are major FIG events with a broader participation and open to all countries. At each event, the gymnasts have the opportunity to win prize money and World Challenge Cup points which will count towards the World Challenge Cup Ranking List for each apparatus.

The Parallel Bar Finals will take place on Sunday.

First Published: Sat, June 01 2019. 14:00 IST