22 July 2016
“Azerbaijan has taken such a big step towards the development of gymnastics in recent years that it has managed to create its own strong school,” Noha Abou Shabana, vice-president of Technical Committee of the International Gymnastics Federation (FIG), told Trend.
She added Baku is very well prepared to host the FIG World Cup Final in Rhythmic Gymnastics.
Abou Shabana noted that Azerbaijan has great experience in holding competitions and the organizers here know their work well.
“The National Gymnastics Arena in Baku is ready for the start,” she said, adding that the organizers and Azerbaijan Gymnastics Federation have done excellent work.
Abou Shabana pointed out that Azerbaijan has already developed its own basis, it has a strong gymnastics school and very few countries have such facilities with excellent conditions.
Trend News Agency, July 22, 2016