Baku, Azerbaijan, May 16
By Jani Babayeva – Trend:
The opening ceremony of the 35th European Championships in Rhythmic Gymnastics in Baku was great, I really liked it, Israeli gymnast Mishel Mihailetz told Trend.
"It is my third time in Baku, and I really like being here. There is always an excellent organization in Baku - a large and comfortable hall, many carpets. All the conditions have been created for us, everything is very convenient," said the Israeli athlete.
The gymnast said that she really enjoyed the opening ceremony: "It was very beautiful and spectacular."
Commenting on the performance of the team, in which she performs in group exercises at the Championship, the gymnast said that mistakes were made.
“An object was dropped during the performance, which of course is not good. We will perform exercises with five ribbons on Saturday, and I hope that we will show good results," she added.
On May 16-19, the 35th European Championships in Rhythmic Gymnastics will take place in the National Gymnastics Arena in Baku. During the four-day championships, senior female gymnasts will perform in the individual program, while junior gymnasts will participate in the group exercise program. Athletes from 35 countries of the world take part in the Championship.
Azerbaijan will be represented by Zohra Agamirova and Veronika Hudis in the individual program, and a team consisting of Medina Asadova, Laman Alimuradova, Seljan Hajizade, Milana Akbarova, Farida Safiyarzade in group exercises.