European Rhythmic Gymnastics Championship to be held at high level (PHOTO)

Baku, Azerbaijan, June 12

By Elchin Mehdiyev - Trend:

Baku hosts the Rhythmic Gymnastics European Championship for the third time, Vice President of the Azerbaijan Gymnastics Federation Altay Hasanov said at a press conference on the 30th Rhythmic Gymnastics European Championships, to be held in Baku on June 13-15.

"I hope that this time the championship will be organized as perfectly as in the previous years," he said.

"The fans will enjoy the performances of the gymnasts. Unlike the previous years, this year's championship is organized to be held in a beautiful, new grand arena. It was opened in April by the head of state, and it has all the necessary conditions," Hasanov said. "So, I hope that the championship will be held at a high level."

Hasanov noted tha there will be six gymnastic disciplines at the upcoming Baku 2015 European Games. "So, the European Championship will be a great experience for Azerbaijan," he emphasized.

The Jubilee Rhythmic Gymnastics European Championship will be held in the national gymnastics arena in Baku on June 13-15. Some 258 gymnasts from 33 world's countries will compete for the nine sets of awards.

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