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Red and black gymnast Matvei Petrov first in the qualifying phase of the World Cup, Veliaj publishes the photo

Red and black gymnast Matvei Petrov first in the qualifying phase of the World

A super news comes from the sport of gymnastics making us all proud. European gymnastics champion Matvei Petrov, who competes for red and black, has taken first place in the World Cup qualifiers that qualify him for Saturday's final. The good news was given by the mayor Erion Veliaj, who also published the video of the competition of the athlete of the Tirana club who raised our flag.

"A super news comes to us from Osijek, Croatia, where the Gymnastics World Cup is taking place. Gymnast Matvei Petrov takes first place in the qualifying round of the World Cup and qualifies for the final on Saturday. "Such a result is a promising sign of the performance for our gymnast to enter the finals of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games. A fantastic result by Matvei and his Albanian coach Alon Hasa, who echo our country by showing the national flag", writes Veliaj.

European gymnastics champion Matvei Petrov has recently joined the Tirana club. The elite athlete born in Russia, but who has lived in Prague, Czech Republic for years, received Albanian citizenship in 2018 to compete for the red and black colors in the European Championship of Turkey, where he won his first gold medal.