Baku, Azerbaijan, April 27
By Jani Babayeva - Trend:
Rivals at the FIG Rhythmic Gymnastics World Cup in Baku are strong, Italian gymnast Milena Baldassarri told Trend April 27.
“Today I performed better than at previous competitions, and I noticed that I implemented some elements in a more accurate way,” she said. “It is necessary to work more to achieve good results.”
She noted that she arrives in Baku for the competitions for the second time, and is very pleased with the organization of the competitions.
“I like to perform in the National Gymnastics Arena in Baku, the hall is beautiful, and everything is organized at a high level,” she added.
The FIG Rhythmic Gymnastics World Cup will last until April 28, 2019.
More than 200 gymnasts from 39 countries are competing in the World Cup. During the event, 25 teams will compete in group exercises and more than 70 gymnasts will perform in individual programs.
Azerbaijan is represented by Zohra Aghamirova and Veronika Hudis in the individual program, while Ayna Jafarova, Simara Jafarova, Gullyu Agalarzade, Narin Gurbanova, Narmin Jahangirova and Sona Rakhmanova participate in the group exercises.
The gymnast and the team in the group exercises with the highest score for the performance will be traditionally awarded with the AGF Trophy Cup.