Baku, Azerbaijan, Dec. 1
The 23rd Baku Rhythmic Gymnastics Championship and the 2nd Azerbaijan and Baku Aerobic Gymnastics Championship kicked off at the National Gymnastics Arena Dec. 1 in Baku.
On competitions’ first day, youngsters (2006-2008 - without apparatus, hoop, ball), pre-juniors (2004-2005 - without apparatus, rope, ball, clubs) and juniors (2001-2003 - rope, hoop, ball and clubs) will demonstrate their performances.
Later, on the first day, performances of eight groups in team exercises in the youngsters’ category (2006-2008) to be executed without apparatus and with balls. On the second day of the tournament, along with rhythmic gymnasts, representatives of aerobic gymnastics will demonstrate their skills.
Gymnasts included into the categories of children (7-8-year-old), youngsters (9-11-year-old), pre-juniors (12-14-year-old), juniors (15-17-year-old) and seniors (18-year-old and older) will compete in individual and trio programs.
In total, 141 gymnasts will represent Baku Gymnastics School, Ojag Sports Club, Gomrukchu, Sarhadchi, Spartak clubs, Sports Society of the Ministry of Internal Affairs, Republican Complex Sports School and Shaghan Olympic Sports Complex.