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UEG ex-president: Gymnastics format presented at 1st European Games was most memorable

Society Materials 2 December 2017 18:12
Many memorable innovations were introduced during the work in the European Union of Gymnastics (UEG), and the most memorable of them was the format of the competitions during the First European Games.
UEG ex-president: Gymnastics format presented at 1st European Games was most memorable

Split, Croatia, Dec. 2

By Zaur Mustafayev - Trend:

Many memorable innovations were introduced during the work in the European Union of Gymnastics (UEG), and the most memorable of them was the format of the competitions during the First European Games, Georges Guelzec, former UEG president told Trend Dec. 2.

He noted that a joint organization of competitions in various kinds of gymnastics was organized then , which was very important.

Saying that he has been serving at the UEG for 24 years, Guelzec voiced hope that the European Gymnastics Union would be strengthened in order to continue the started work and the competitions will be held at an even higher level.

Azerbaijan Gymnastics Federation Secretary General Farid Gayibov was elected as the President of the European Union of Gymnastics (UEG).

The 50 member Federations of the UEG elected the new UEG authorities at the 27th Congress in Split, Croatia Dec.2.

Gayibov gained 28 votes, leaving behind Edvard Kolar, President of the Management Board of the Slovenian Sports Lottery, who received 20 votes. Gayibov will replace Georges Guelzec (FRA), who led the UEG since 2009.

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