Baku, Azerbaijan, March 5
By Anvar Mammadov - Trend:
Azerbaijan once again demonstrated fantastic organization of sports events, UK gymnast Katherine Driscoll, who is participating at the FIG World Cup in Trampoline Gymnastics in Baku, told reporters March 5.
She said that she has already been to Baku at the European Games, and that the organization is once again fantastic.
The gymnast expressed hope that she will be able to compete for medals in the finals.
Driscoll took the second place having scored 101.160 points and reached the finals of the FIG World Cup in the qualification event.
The FIG World Cup in Trampoline Gymnastics kicked off March 5 at the National Gymnastics Arena in Baku, and will end on March 6.
Athletes from Europe, Japan, Australia and the US are participating in the World Cup.
Azerbaijan will be represented at the World Cup by Ilya Grishunin, Oleg Piunov, Dmitry Fedorovsky, Ruslan Aghamirov, Svetlana Makshtareva and Sabina Zaitseva.
Overall, 77 gymnasts (46 men and 31 women), who represent 17 countries, are to participate in the competitions.
Following the first day of the qualification event, the competitions will complete by finals on March 6.
During the competitions, spectators will have an opportunity to participate in various contests and receive gifts from organizers.