Spectator: Competitions in Baku stand out by level of organization
Baku, Azerbaijan, April 29
By Jani Babayeva – Trend:
The FIG Rhythmic Gymnastics World Cup in Baku has been organized at a high level, spectator Oksana Sorokina told Trend April 29.
"We watch similar competitions online,” she said. “Competitions in Baku greatly stand out not only by the level of organized events but also by the conditions created for athletes."
“I am trying not to miss competitions which are held at the National Gymnastics Arena,” she said. "I come to get aesthetic pleasure, because I like this kind of sports."
The spectator also stressed that she supports the Azerbaijani gymnasts.
"Without the support of fans, the competitions would not be so spectacular," Sorokina said.
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.