The Azerbaijan Gymnastics Federation has presented a calendar of international competitions in the branches of gymnastics to be held in Baku in 2019, the Federation said in a statement.
On February 16-17, the World Cup in trampoline tumbling will be launched, the message says. One month later, on March 14-17, the World Cup in artistic gymnastics will be held for the fourth time in the country.
April and May will be marked by performances of athletes in rhythmic gymnastics. The World Cup in this branch of gymnastics will be held on April 26-28, and a week later, on May 17-19, the European Championship in this branch of gymnastics will be held.
The strongest athletes in aerobic gymnastics will gather in the capital on May 24-26. Another competition – the European Youth Olympic Festival will be held for the first time in Baku on July 20-28, 2019. The competitions in artistic gymnastics as part of this festival will be held in the National Gymnastics Arena.
The world championship in rhythmic gymnastics will be the last competition.
The main features of all three World Cups, as well as the World Championship is that their winners will gain licenses for participation in the Olympic Games 2020.
The regular spectators of gymnastics competitions will be able to purchase a season ticket on favorable terms and watch all international competitions in the National Gymnastics Arena.