Farid Gayibov: "The World Cup in Baku will host a record number of countries" - PHOTO

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7 March 2024 13:10
Farid Gayibov: "The World Cup in Baku will host a record number of countries" - PHOTO

"We are glad to receive the participants and guests of the World Cup held in Baku every year."

Idman.biz reports that this was said by the Minister of Youth and Sports Farid Gayibov at the inauguration ceremony of the Gymnastics World Cup in Baku.

In his speech, he emphasized that this year's competition is a qualification stage for the Paris-2024 Summer Olympic Games and has gathered a record number of participants from 67 countries: "Gymnastics stars who have repeatedly demonstrated their skills have come here. I wish success to all participants."

The minister noted the role of the state in Azerbaijan's achievements in sports, including the attention paid to sports by the head of the country, Ilham Aliyev, as well as the first lady, president of the gymnastics federation, Mehriban Aliyeva.

590 athletes from 67 countries participated in the competition to be held at the National Gymnastics Arena.

It should be noted that 590 athletes from 67 countries will participate in the competition to be held at the National Gymnastics Arena. At the World Cup, our country was represented by Nikita Simonov (hoops), Ivan Tikhonov (pommel horse, pole vault, parallel arms, horizontal bar), Rasul Ahmadzada (pommel horse, parallel arms), Mansum Safarov (balancing horse, free movements), Murad Agharzayev (free movements), They will represent Nazenin Teymurova (pole vault, gymnastic beam, free movements).

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