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7th Open Tournament in Rhythmic Gymnastics for the Prize of Yana Batyrshina

In April, junior, pre-junior and young gymnasts included into the age categories will test their strength before the performances of Rhythmic Gymnastics stars at Milli Gimnastika Arenasi (National Gymnastics Arena).

Thus, there will be held the Open Tournament in Rhythmic Gymnastics for the Prize of Yana Batyrshina on April 17-19. The idea of hosting such a tournament in our country came after the World Championships held in Baku in 2019 and the successful cooperation with the Worlds` Ambassador, repeated World Champion, prizewinner of the Olympic Games, former Russian gymnast, Yana Batyrshina.

For the first time, Azerbaijan hosts this tournament, which is the 7th edition. The competition to be held this year is official competition of the International Gymnastics Federation (FIG).

In the event, juniors (2005-2007) and the gymnasts included into the younger age groups (2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014), will perform in Individual and Group programs.

According to the rules, junior gymnasts will compete in the All-Around and Apparatus Finals, as well as Team competition winners will be defined. The gymnasts and groups to perform in age categories, will define the winners among themselves in the All-Around and separate Apparatus according to the Qualification results.

As per to the provisional registration list, 11 countries confirmed their participation in the competition. Russia has registered 4 clubs for this tournament.

In order to not to miss the competition of junior, pre-junior and gymnasts included into the younger age categories, you can purchase the tickets at MGA Ticket Office, as well as online (https://ticketing.mga.az/). The price of tickets for the first 2 days of the competition constitute 6 and 8 manat, while the tickets for the last day range from 8 to 10 manat.

Moreover, loyal spectators of the gymnastics competitions can get seasonal tickets presented by Azerbaijan Gymnastics Federation at MGA Ticket Office.

Periodically updated information about the events will be available on our website (https://agf.az/az/competitions/).

Venue: Milli Gimnastika Arenasi (National Gymnastics Arena)

Contact: (+994 12/51) 566-96-99

Address: 178 H. Aliyev Ave., Baku

Passage: “Koroghlu” underground station