Baku, Azerbaijan, April 5
By Elchin Mekhtiyev - Trend:
The casting of lots of the Rhythmic Gymnastics European Championship took place in Azerbaijan's Baku on April 5.
The Rhythmic Gymnastics European Championship will be held in Baku from June 13 to June 15.
Some 258 gymnasts will compete for 9 sets of awards in Baku. About 33 countries have made bids for participation in the championship.
Azerbaijani junior gymnastics team will perform 9th, while the group team will perform 3rd. Azerbaijani gymnasts will perform 6th and 7th at the individual competitions.
The European Championship will be held in the National Gymnastics Arena near Koroglu subway station in Baku. This modern building is among a number of Baku's new sports venues.
The delegations of the participating countries will stay near the competition venue in the sports village, built for the first European Games.
The local and foreign media will cover the European Championship. As for the press representatives (TV, journalists, photographers, electronic media, bloggers , etc.), they can receive online accreditation through the website of the European Union of Gymnastics here - https://www.fig-gymnastics.com/media/
The deadline for press applications is May 28, 2014.
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