BAKU, Azerbaijan, May 19. It is great
that the 39th European Rhythmic Gymnastics Championship is being
held in Baku, young spectator Fatima Aliyeva told Trend.
“I was looking forward to these competitions. It is
great that Baku is hosting the European Championship, and we have
the opportunity to observe the wonderful programs of gymnasts
firsthand,” Fatima Aliyeva said.
She added that she is visiting the National Gymnastics
Arena for the first time, and the impressions of the atmosphere
reigning here are magical.
She added that she is at the National Gymnastics Arena
for the first time, and the impressions of the atmosphere reigning
here are magical.
“It is difficult to put into words the beauty of this
hall, I am overwhelmed with emotions. I do rhythmic gymnastics
myself. I am attracted by the beauty, grace of this sport,” she
She wishes the Azerbaijani gymnasts successful
The 39th European Championship in Rhythmic Gymnastics
is being held on May 17-21 at the National Gymnastics Arena in
Baku. Gymnasts from 38 countries are participating in the European
Championship in Baku, held under the motto “Shine like a star”.
At the competitions, Azerbaijan is represented in the
individual program by seniors Zohra Aghamirova and Ilona Zeynalova,
as well as the senior team in group exercises, which included Gullu
Aghalarzade, Laman Alimuradova, Kamilla Aliyeva, Zeynab Hummatova,
Yelizaveta Luzan and Darya Sorokina.
During the first day of the championship, the junior
team of Azerbaijan in group exercises consisting of Govhar
Ibrahimova, Sakinakhanim Ismailzada, Madina Aslanova, Ilahi
Bahadirova, Ayan Sadigova and Zahra Jafarova won two bronze medals
in the all-around and in the five-ball program.