By Laman Ismayilova
Azerbaijan Gymnastics Federation (AGF) has hosted an informational webinar on the gymnastic discipline "Gymnastics for All".
The virtual conference brought together participants from Gakh, Zagatala, Balakan, Gusar, Shirvan, Ganja, Lankaran, Mingachevir, Nakhchivan, etc.
The webinar was conducted by head coach of the "Gymnastics for All" national team Mariana Vasileva and Coach Ruslan Eyvazov.
"From the first day of the webinar, its participants showed great interest in this topic. Everyone took an active part in the webinar. Almost all registered participants attended the webinar. We hope very much for the development of the ‘Gymnastics for All’ discipline in our country,” said Vasileva.
The webinar was aimed at providing participants with general information about the "Gymnastics for All" discipline, the main competitions and events held in this area, including World Gymnastrade, WorldGymforLifeChallenge, EUROGYM, EuropeanGymforLifeChallenge and Goldenage’ festivals. The meeting participants were informed about the age groups discipline, as well as discussed the possibilities of developing them in the country.
Founded in 1956, AGF comprises seven gymnastics disciplines recognized by the International Federation of Gymnastics (FIG).
The federation has experienced a revival since 2002. The renewed federation has brought gymnastics to a completely new level.
The high-level organization of the gymnastics events did not remain unnoticed. The International Gymnastics Federation (FIG) included the Azerbaijan Gymnastics Federation (AGF) into the list of the meritorious federations.
For many years, the AGF has been included into the FIG list of the Top 10 gymnastics federations.
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