Posted on March 20, 2015
The 8th edition of the FIG Artistic Gymnastics World Challenge Cup, which will start on March 25 at the Aspire Zone, is expected to push the performance level quite high as it has attracted the a big number of World ranking gymnasts. In a press conference held on Wednesday, Mr. Ali Hitmi, the President of Qatar Gymnastic Federation (QGF) announced that all managerial and technical arrangements were made to host an exceptional gymnastic event in Doha.
The total number of participating gymnasts is 128, including 84 males and 44 females. The list of athletes from 34 countries is topped by the Brazil's gymnasts with the participation of Zanette Arthur (Olympic gold medal on Rings London 2012; one World Championships Gold medal on Rings BEL 2013 and 2 silvers JPN 2011 & CHN 2014) and Diego Hypolito (two bronze medal on Floor Exercise in WC JPN 2011 and CHN 2014).