Golden jump in Bird’s Nest
Maxim Gustik wins first stage of World Freestyle Cup, in Beijing
Belarusian Maxim Gustik earned 121.24 points to claim gold, while Stanislav Gladchenko was placed sixth and Artem Bashlako ninth. Denis Osipov finished in 21st position.
The Belarusian freestyle athletes came second in the team rankings, behind China, while Russia was placed third.
Among the women, Belarusian Alexandra Romanovskaya was most successful, occupying 6th place, and Anna Guskova was 7th.
The freestylers competed at the famous Bird’s Nest Stadium where a special — 41m tall — slope was built.
By Igor Grishin