Excellent conditions were created at the National Gymnastics Arena in Baku, said Annick Deweert, head of the Belgian delegation, which arrived in Azerbaijan’s capital to participate in the upcoming FIG World Cup in Trampoline Gymnastics and Tumbling, told reporters in Baku on February 16.
She said that her team already held its first training in the National Gymnastics Arena.
Deweert noted that only one trampoliner will represent Belgium in the FIG World Cup in Trampoline Gymnastics and Tumbling in Baku this year.
The new Olympic cycle’s first World Cup in Trampoline Gymnastics and Tumbling will take place in the National Gymnastics Arena in Baku on February 18-19. Eighty-five trampoline and tumbling gymnasts from 15 countries will test their strength on the basis of the new Code of Points coming into force in 2017.
The qualifications to take place on the first day of the competitions will be followed by finals the next day.
At these events, Azerbaijan will be represented by Ilya Grishunin, Oleg Piunov, Ruslan Aghamirov, Sviatlana Makshtarova and Veronika Zemlianaia in the trampoline individual and synchro pairs programs, as well as by Mikhail Malkin on the tumbling track.
Follow us on Twitter @AzerNewsAz