Baku, Azerbaijan, Feb. 19
By Anvar Mammadov - Trend:
Young Azerbaijani gymnasts met with Azerbaijani chess Grandmaster Shahriyar Mammadyarov on the National Gymnastics Arena in Baku on Feb. 19.
Mammadyarov told about himself and his chess career, noting that both his sisters are also famous chess players.
The 26th European Championships in Trampoline, Tumbling and Double Mini-Trampoline will be held in Baku on April 12-15. More than 400 athletes in 3 disciplines in total from 25 countries in senior, and 26 countries in junior program, are expected to compete in the 26th Championships to be held at the National Gymnastics Arena.
The Grandmaster answered the questions of young gymnasts and wished them good luck in the upcoming performances.
“Gymnastics, I believe, along with being a sports discipline is an art. I love this sport very much and want to underline that it is successfully developing in Azerbaijan. Our country achieved significant success in gymnastics recent years. I carefully watch our gymnasts and wish them good luck in the upcoming contest,” Mammadyarov told local media.