Ujwal Yogeshwar clear trials for Doha gymnastics World Cup

first_imgNew Delhi: Karnataka’s Ujwal Naidu pipped seasoned Ashish Kumar in the Floor event to grab a berth in the Indian men’s team while Yogeshwar Singh of SSCB emerged on top in Vault during the selection trials for the artistic Gymnastics World Cup in Doha. Five gymnasts appeared for the trials, conducted by the Sports Authority at the IG Stadium. The trials were for only two apparatus: Floor and Vault. “Ujwal Naidu of Karnataka emerged as the top gymnast on Floor while Yogeshwar Singh of SSCB emerged as top gymnast on Vault,” Riyaz Bhati, Vice President, Gymnastic Federation of India, said. Interestingly, the GFI had sent the entries of Ashish Kumar and Yogeshwar Singh for their respective event after they showed interest in competing but later SAI decide to hold trials for the two slots.last_img