Baku, Azerbaijan, Sept. 21
By Jani Babayeva - Trend:
The German gymnastics team arrived in Baku with a good mood and positive thoughts, German team captain Daniela Huber told Trend after performing at the 37th Rhythmic Gymnastics World Championships in Baku Sept. 21.
“The organization of competitions in Baku is very good, we liked it a lot,” she said. “The National Gymnastics Arena in Baku is delightful, there is a large, very good hall.”
Speaking about the performance of the team, the German athlete noted that they were satisfied with how they completed the program.
“Of course, there are strong teams, but we try to be better, we will continue to fight further,” the gymnast emphasized.
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.