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Most elegant gymnasts to gather in Baku

03 April 2017 [10:10] - TODAY.AZ

By Azernews

By Amina Nazarli

Representatives of the most elegant kind of gymnastics will gather in Baku this spring.

The capital city will once again host FIG World Cup in Rhythmic Gymnastics on April 28-30.

Some 92 strongest gymnasts from 19 countries throughout the world will show their best performances at the Baku National Gymnastics Arena. As many as 34 of them will compete in individual program and 58 will perform in composition of 10 groups exercises.  

Azerbaijan will be represented by finalist of Olympic Games, silver medalist of the 1st Baku European Games, bronze medalist of European Championship Marina Durunda, as well as silver and bronze medalists of European Championship Zhala Piriyeva, Siyana Vasilyeva, Diana Doman, Aleksandra Platonova, Ayshan Bayramova and Elif Zeynep Celep.

Alongside national gymnasts, the fans will be able to enjoy performance of two-times World and European Champion Russian Aleksandra Soldatova, Bronze medalist of European Championship Nicole Zelikman (Israel), as well as strongest teams in group exercises from Russia, Spain, Bulgaria and Belarus.


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