The election of Secretary General of the Azerbaijan Gymnastics Federation (AGF) Farid Gayibov as the president of the European Union of Gymnastics (UEG) is really important, Jesus Carballo, the president of the Royal Spanish Federation of Gymnastics, told Trend.
“We will see him working very strong on the future projects,” he said. "We will work with him together, especially me, as the president of the Spanish Gymnastics Federation."
In turn, Friedrich Manseder, the president of the Austrian Gymnastics Federation, noted that the election process was very interesting and he enjoyed getting to know Farid Gayibov .
Azerbaijan Gymnastics Federation Secretary General Farid Gayibov was elected as the President of the European Union of Gymnastics (UEG).
The 50 member Federations of the UEG elected the new UEG authorities at the 27th Congress in Split, Croatia Dec.2.
Gayibov gained 28 votes, leaving behind Edvard Kolar, President of the Management Board of the Slovenian Sports Lottery, who received 20 votes. Gayibov will replace Georges Guelzec (FRA), who led the UEG since 2009.
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