Baku, February 18, AZERTAC
A meeting of heads and representatives of delegations attending the FIG World Challenge Cup in Artistic Gymnastics has today been held in Baku.
Vice-president of Azerbaijan Gymnastics Federation Altay Hasanov welcomed the event participants.
He said it was the first Artistic Gymnastics World Cup to be held in Baku.
President of FIG Technical Committee in Women’s Artistic Gymnastics, Olympic Champion Nellie Kim and member of FIG Technical Committee in Men’s Artistic Gymnastics from Germany, Albrecht Holger, hailed the organization of the competitions.
Kim said that starting from 2017, the World Cup series in Artistic Gymnastics would qualify for the Olympic Games, adding Baku can bid to host the event as all venues and facilities here meet Olympic standards.