World Cup in rhythmic gymnastics kicks off in Baku (PHOTO)
Baku, Azerbaijan, April 27
By Anvar Mammadov – Trend:
The World Cup in rhythmic gymnastics has kicked off in Baku on April 27.
The gymnasts will perform in the individual hoop and ball events and in group exercises with five hoops on the first days of qualifying competitions.
Azerbaijan on the first day of the competition is being presented by Veronika Hudis and Zohra Aghamirova in individual exercises, as well as a group team consisting of Ayshan Bayramova, Diana Doman, Zeynab Hummatova, Aliya Pashayeva and Siyana Vasileva.
The World Cup in rhythmic gymnastics is being held in Baku for the sixth time. Some 127 gymnasts from 26 countries are participating in the tournament. Of these, 44 athletes are performing in an individual program, while 83 gymnasts are competing as team members in group exercises.
Depending on the results of the qualification, the winners of all-around and the participants of the finals in individual apparatus in both types of programs will be determined.
In the finals, which will be held on the last day of the competition, eight strongest gymnasts and eight best group teams will compete for the title of champions.
The gymnast and the group that scored the highest points for the performance will traditionally be awarded the AGF Trophy Cup.
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