DOHA, QATAR — Armenia’s gymnastics team member Harutyun Merdinyan has won a gold medal in the 9th Artistic Gymnastics World Challenge Cup underway in Doha, Qatar..

Merdinyan dominated the Pommel horse, hit his 6.7 difficulty routine for the second day in a row to win gold (15.675), followed by Robert Seligman (Croatia, 15.300) and Oleg Stepko ( Azerbaijan) and Saso Bertoncelj (Slovenia) with 15.000.

In the rings event Armenia’s Vahagn Davtyan came second with 15.800 and Artur Tovmasyan third with 15.775. The number one in the world ranking list in Rings Eleftherios Petrounis (Greece) won Gold with a total of 15.875.

Rings event winners: Vahagn Davtyan Eleftherios Petrounis and Artur Tovmasyan
Rings event winners: Vahagn Davtyan Eleftherios Petrounis and Artur Tovmasyan
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