First day of Rhythmic Gymnastics World Cup starts in Baku
The first day of the Rhythmic Gymnastics World Cup started at the National Gymnastics Arena in Baku today.
Individual qualifying competitions will be held, as the gymnasts will perform 'hoop and ball' exercises. Also, qualification of teams in group exercises will be held (program with five balls). The finalists will be determined based on the results of the qualification.
The Rhythmic Gymnastics World Cup, which is being held in the capital of Azerbaijan on May 7-9, has a qualifying character for the Olympic Games in Tokyo.
Nearly 170 gymnasts from 35 countries of the world are taking part in the World Cup in Baku.
Traditionally, a gymnast and the team with the highest number of performance points during the competition, will be awarded the AGFTrophy Cup.