Daniela Huber: Rhythmic Gymnastics World Championship in Baku is very well organized
The Rhythmic Gymnastics World Championship in Baku has very good organization, captain of the German team, Daniela Huber, said in an interview with Vestnik Kavkaza.
"The organization is very good, we really liked it, just like at the World Cup. We're very happy with everything. Keep it up," gymnast said, praising the work of the Azerbaijan Gymnastics Federation.
The 37th Rhythmic Gymnastics World Championships will last until Sept. 22. The first day of the competitions will see qualifications in an individual program, and gymnasts will perform in the exercises with a hoop and a ball.
The Championships are the qualification competition for the Olympic Games to be held in Tokyo in 2020. So, the first 16 individual gymnasts (max. two gymnasts per country) in the all-around ranking will qualify for the Games.
More than 300 gymnasts from 61 countries will compete for nine sets of medals. “Fairy Tales will come to life" is the motto of the championships.