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22 May 2021 [18:07] - Today.Az
The organization of the World Aerobic Gymnastics Competitions among age groups in Baku is excellent, Indonesian athlete Caleb Vinsou Christian told Trend on May 22.
"The organizing committee in Azerbaijan prepared the competition remarkably. Everything is great in Baku, the atmosphere in the National Gymnastics Arena is excellent," Christian said.
The gymnast stressed that this is his first trip to the capital of Azerbaijan.
"This is my first time in Baku, and I’m very excited. The main task is to perform well in the competitions so that my country is proud of my successes in sports," he added.
The Azerbaijan Gymnastics Federation (AGF) is hosting the Aerobic Gymnastics World Age Group Competition for the first time. The ninth competition started on May 21 and will last till May 23 at the National Gymnastics Arena in Baku. Some 202 athletes from 18 countries are taking part in it.
Gymnasts in the age categories of 12-14 and 15-17 are competing for the championship within the competition.
Gymnasts are performing in both age categories in the individual program, in mixed pairs, trios, groups in both qualifications and finals. Moreover, athletes in the 15-17 age group are competing in the aerobic dance program.
Azerbaijan is being represented at the competition by Leyla Abdullazade, Arzu Aghayeva, Leyla Ahmadova, Sara Alikhanli, Aylin Aliyeva, Rovshana Baghirzade, Leyla Bezhanova, Dilara Gurbanova, Fidan Ibrahimova, Aliya Ismayilova, Sanam Kazimova, Evelina Kozlovskaya, Emilia Mahmudova, and Maryam Topchubashova.
The competitions are being held in accordance with the quarantine measures in force in Azerbaijan, taking into account sanitary and epidemiological requirements and without spectators.