Spectator: Opening ceremony of Rhythmic Gymnastics World Cup in Baku - very interesting
Baku, Azerbaijan, April 29
By Jani Babayeva – Trend:
The opening ceremony of the Rhythmic Gymnastics World Cup in Baku was very interesting, spectator of the competitions Afina Aliyeva told Trend April 29.
"On Friday I took part in the opening ceremony of the World Cup, which was solemn,” she said. “I often attend sports competitions and I can say that the World Cup in Baku has been held at a high level."
The spectator stressed that people in Azerbaijan like sports and there is great interest in gymnastics.
She wished the Azerbaijani gymnasts great success, adding that all spectators in the hall support them.
The finals of the FIG Rhythmic Gymnastics World Cup kicked off in Baku April 29.
Competitions are being held at the National Gymnastics Arena.
Six sets of medals will be awarded today (four medals for individual exercises and two medals - group exercises). Today the winners in individual exercises with a hoop, ball, clubs and ribbon, as well as group exercises with five hoops, three balls and two ropes will be announced.
Today Azerbaijan is being represented by a group team consisting of Ayshan Bayramova, Diana Doman, Zeynab Hummatova, Aliya Pashaeva and Siyana Vasileva.
The World Cup in Rhythmic Gymnastics is being held in Baku for the sixth time. The tournament, which will last until April 29, features 127 gymnasts from 26 countries. Of these, 44 athletes perform in individual programs, while 83 gymnasts compete in teams in group exercises.