Baku, Azerbaijan, Feb. 21
By Maksim Tsurkov - Trend:
Charge d'Affaires of Croatia in Azerbaijan Refik Sabanovic told Trend that the National Gymnastics Arena in Baku is the best of those he has ever seen.
He noted that he visits gymnastics competitions in Baku for the first time.
Sabanovic went on to add that two days ago he attended the opening ceremony of the FIG Artistic Gymnastics World Challenge Cup in Baku and was very impressed by the beautiful hall, infrastructure created there. The ceremony itself was excellent, he said, adding that he especially liked the fact that young gymnasts took part in the ceremony.
He said that the National Gymnastics Arena is the best of those he had seen.
"I'm not a big fan of this kind of sport, but I think that Azerbaijani arena is ideal," Sabanovic said. "I have talked to my colleagues, and all of them in one voice say that the entire service here is at the highest level."
He said that five athletes from Croatia came to the competition.
"Two of them took the fifth place, another one won a bronze medal, and that's a great success for Croatia," said Sabanovic.