Natalia Kozel: I adore performing in Baku
It’s wonderful to perform in Baku, Polish gymnast Natalia Kozel said in an interview with a Vestnik Kavkaza correspondent after performing in the qualifying exercises with a ribbon at the 37th World Rhythmic Gymnastics Championships in Baku.
”I am here in Baku for the 8th time. I really like to perform here, I like this beautiful arena and the way the Azerbaijan Gymnastics Federation welcome us and conduct tournaments," the gymnast said.
"The arena in Baku is huge, and there is always a wonderful sports atmosphere here. The audience cheers everyone, and this helps to perform well," Natalia Kozel added.
“There are 8 training facilities at the arena, so everyone has a place, and that is wonderful. In general, I like everything here,” the Polish gymnast concluded.
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”