Day 6 of competitions in 37th Rhythmic Gymnastics World Championships kicks off in Baku (PHOTO)
Baku, Azerbaijan, Sept. 21
By Jani Babayeva - Trend:
The sixth day of the competitions of the 37th Rhythmic Gymnastics World Championships has started in the National Gymnastics Arena in Baku, Trend reports Sept. 21.
Team competitions in group exercises with 5 balls, 3 hoops and 2 pairs of clubs will be held today. Azerbaijan is represented by a team consisting of Ayshan Bayramova, Diana Ahmadbayli, Aliya Pashayeva, Zeynab Hummatova and Darya Sorokina.
Following today’s competitions, finalist teams and winners in the all-around event will be determined.
The 37th Rhythmic Gymnastics World Championships will last until Sept. 22.
The Championships is the qualification competition for the Olympic Games to be held in Tokyo in 2020.
As for the gymnasts within group exercises, Bulgaria, Russia and Italy have already qualified according to the results of the last World Championships. At this year’s Championships, the best five teams will qualify for the Tokyo-2020 Olympic Games according to the all-around scores.
More than 300 gymnasts from 61 countries are competing for nine sets of medals. “Fairy Tales will come to life" is the motto of the championships.