Victoria Buryak: arena of Rhythmic Gymnastics World Championship in Baku is very beautiful

Victoria Buryak: arena of Rhythmic Gymnastics World Championship in Baku is very beautiful

The Rhythmic Gymnastics World Championship in Baku has very beautiful arena. German gymnast Victoria Buryak said in an interview with Vestnik Kavkaza.

“We have already been in Baku at the World Cup in April. I liked it very much because it's a very big and beautiful city,” athlete said, noting that she especially liked the arena.

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.

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