Horst Kunze: Azerbaijan ready to host European championships in trampoline gymnastics
Baku, Azerbaijan, March 5
By Maksim Tsurkov - Trend:
Azerbaijan is ready to host the European Championships in Trampoline, Double Mini-Trampoline, Tumbling in 2018, says Horst Kunze, president of the FIG Trampoline Gymnastics Technical Committee.
Speaking to Trend March 5, he pointed to the outstanding organization of the FIG World Cup in Trampoline Gymnastics in Baku.
Azerbaijan easily organizes various events and everything is ready for this, said Kunze.
He also praised Baku and said a magnificent gymnastics arena was built here.
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, Sviatlana Makshtarova 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.
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