Baku, Azerbaijan, June 13
Azerbaijani gymnasts rank second in team group performances at the 30th European Rhythmic Gymnastics Championships held in Baku, Azerbaijan.
In the first performance with ten clubs, Azerbaijani gymnasts scored 17.350 points.
Belarusian team is currently leading: it scored - 17.400 points.
Azerbaijani squad, which included Sabina Abbasova, Aliya Pashayeva, Aynura Mustafayeva, Aleksandra Platonova, Diana Doman and Siyana Vasileva, is struggling for awards with two performances - the exercises with ten clubs, as well as a composition with three balls and two ribbons.
The 30th Rhythmic Gymnastics European Championships kicked off in the National Gymnastics Arena in Baku, the capital of Azerbaijan, on June 13.
Some 258 gymnasts from 33 countries compete for nine sets of awards in the tournament that is being held in Baku for the third time.
The qualifying individual junior tournaments in A, B and C groups are held on the first day of the competitions.
The official opening ceremony of the tournament was also held today.
The championship itself will last till June 15.