BAKU, Azerbaijan, May 18. The corridor of
the Gymnastics Arena in Baku is among the most snug grounds
to carry out on, Latvian gymnast Nikola Vasilyeva informed Trend after performing in
the qualification of the European Rhythmic Gymnastics
“I’ve participated in lots of worldwide tournaments
and world cups, and I wish to say with confidence that Baku has one
of the most effective halls and group of competitions,” she mentioned.
“The means I accomplished the ring program in qualifying
was lower than my expectations, I used to be solely capable of prepare for the
second train with the ball. The pleasure in all probability took its
toll, it occurs to everybody. Unfortunately, my household didn’t come
to the competitors, however I believe they’re watching it on-line. The
coach for me is among the closest individuals, nonetheless, immediately she is on
the judging panel, however I really feel that mentally she is all the time with me,”
The athlete from Latvia added that she all the time involves
Baku with heat emotions.
“We managed to take a stroll across the metropolis, see the
sights,” she added.
The thirty ninth European Championship in Rhythmic Gymnastics
is being held on May 17-21 on the National Gymnastics Arena in
Baku. The gymnasts carry out within the particular person program (senior girls)
and within the group train program (juniors and seniors).
Competitions are held underneath the “Shine like a star”
motto. In common, 315 gymnasts (191 seniors, 124 juniors) carry out
within the continental championship with the participation of rhythmic
gymnastics stars from 38 nations.