Baku, Azerbaijan, Oct. 11
By Jani Babayeva – Trend:
There is wonderful atmosphere in the National Gymnastics Arena in Baku, gymnast Leyla Bezhanova, representing Ojag Sports Club at the 5th Azerbaijan and Baku Championships in Aerobic Gymnastics, told Trend Oct. 11.
“Today I performed well at the competitions, there were no mistakes,” the gymnast said. “The National Gymnastics Arena is magnificent. It’s a little scary to perform in such a big hall, but the audience encourages and supports us.”
Bezhanova noted that she often comes as a spectator to international competitions held in the National Gymnastics Arena.
“The competitions here are spectacular, it’s always interesting for me to watch the performances of gymnasts from the stands,” the gymnast added.
The 26th Azerbaijan and Baku Rhythmic Gymnastics Championships, 6th Rhythmic Gymnastics Interregional Cup will last till Oct. 13.
The 5th Azerbaijan and Baku Championships in Aerobic Gymnastics are held Oct. 11-12.
More than 200 athletes from Baku and the Azerbaijani districts are taking part in the competitions in three types of gymnastics.
The representatives of Baku Gymnastics School, Ojag Sports, AyUlduz, Gymkids, Zirva International and Zabrat Sports clubs, Republican Complex Sports School, Shaghan Olympic Sports Complex located in Baku, as well as athletes from Sumgayit, Ganja, Mingachevir, Aghdash, Ismayilli, Goychay, Zagatala, Kurdamir, Qusar, Shirvan and Masalli are competing for the medals.