Everything is always perfect in Baku, Alessia Maurelli says
Rhythmic gymnastics tournaments in Baku are always perfectly organized, the leader of the Italian group team Alessia Maurelli said in the interview with the Vestnik Kavkaza after the finals of the exercises with three hoops and two pairs of clubs, as a result of which the Italians won bronze at the 37th Rhythmic Gymnastics World Championships.
“Everything is always perfect in Baku. We expected such a level. It's like a fairy tale,” she said.
This week, on September 16-22, the 37th World Rhythmic Gymnastics Championships is held at the National Gymnastics Arena in Baku. The tournament is the qualification competition for the 32nd Olympic Games in Tokyo. More than 300 gymnasts from 61 countries are competing for nine sets of medals. The motto of the tournament is “Fairy tales will come to life”.