Russian gymnast: European Championships in Baku organized at high level
Baku, Azerbaijan, April 12
By Anvar Mammadov – Trend:
The European Championships in Trampoline, Double Mini-Trampoline and Tumbling in Baku has been organized at a high level, Russian gymnast Polina Troyanova told reporters in Baku April 12.
The gymnast stressed that she liked the city very much, as well as the high level of the competition.
"I have arrived in Baku for the first time,” she said. “The city is very beautiful and clean. Everything has been organized at a very high level within the European Championships in Baku."
While talking about her performance, Troyanova added that she was not very pleased with it.
"Despite my performance was not very successful, I managed to reach the finals. I hope that I will perform better in the finals. This is very important."
The European Championships in Trampoline, Double Mini-Trampoline and Tumbling has today kicked off in Baku.
The first day of the competition will see qualifications for all types of the events both among junior and seniors.
In addition, at the end of the day the final competitions will be held for synchronized trampoline among boys and girls, in the age category of juniors.
On the first day of the competition, Azerbaijan is represented by Seljan Magsudova, Riyad Abbasov and Mikhail Malkin.
Meanwhile, 420 gymnasts from 25 countries are expected to join the Championships. Both junior and senior competitions will be held in Individual and Synchronized Trampoline, Double Mini-Trampoline and Tumbling at the National Gymnastics Arena.
In accordance with the format of the European and World Championships, according to which the competition in the individual event consists of two qualifying rounds, within the championship in the individual event semi-finals will be held before the finals among 24 gymnasts showing the best result in the first round.
The European Championships are remarkable for the fact that in Baku juniors will be able to win licenses for the 2018 Youth Olympic Games, and senior gymnasts - for the 2019 European Games.