Baku, Azerbaijan, Dec. 7
By Jani Babayeva – Trend:
Jamilya Abdiyeva, a spectator at 25th Azerbaijan Championship in Rhythmic Gymnastics, told Trend that she has been following the competitions held in the National Gymnastics Arena in Baku for several years and always comes there with pleasure.
“The championship is very interesting, I’d like to thank the organizers a lot,” she added. “Gymnastics is developing rapidly in Azerbaijan - this can be seen by the numerous competitions held and by the achievements of our athletes.”
The spectator noted that her granddaughter is also engaged in artistic gymnastics.
“I dream that she achieve great success in sports and perform at international and republican championships, win medals,” said Abdiyeva.
The second day of the 25th Azerbaijan Championship in Rhythmic Gymnastics is underway in the National Gymnastics Arena in Baku.
The 25th Azerbaijan Championship in Rhythmic Gymnastics will run till Dec. 9.
Within the first three days, the individual gymnasts are competing in the age categories of “youngsters”, “pre-juniors”, “juniors”, while the teams in group exercises are divided into the age groups of “youngsters” and “pre-juniors”.
Among the competitors, there are the representatives of “Ojag Sport” club, Baku Gymnastics School, Republican Complex Sports School, “AyUlduz” club, Zirva International Sports Club, Sarhadchi Sports Olympic Center, Aquatic Palace, Zabrat Sports Club, as well Sumqait, Gusar, Ganja, Mingachevir, Ismayilli, Kurdamir, Shirvan and Goychay.
On the last day of the events, the 5th Interregional Cup will be commenced. The representatives of Azerbaijani districts will perform in both individual and group exercises at the Interregional Cup for the 5th time.
The most interesting point of the competitions appears to be on the last day. This year, the organizers will present interesting gymnastics routines with participation of the coaches, by preparing the show of “Golden Age” as it was last year.