Azerbaijani Gymnasts to Start World Championship as Thirty-Fifth
Azerbaijan, Baku / corr. Trend Z.Safarov / Lots drawing of the World Championship on rhythmic gymnastics, which will be held in Patras in September, were held at Grand Europe Hotel on 30 June.
As a result, the Azerbaijani national team was granted the thirty-fifth number in individual order, while in compliance with group exercise the team will start the competition as twenty-second.
Egle Abruzini, the head of the Technical Committee of the International Gymnastics Federation stressed that 52 countries would take part at the competition and 33 teams will come to Greece in full composition.
Twenty best gymnasts and ten strongest teams will be qualified for the Olympic Games due in Beijing, so the Greece tournament is of licensing character.