11 May 2022
On May 11, the Minister of Defense Industry of the Republic of Azerbaijan, National Hero, President of the Azerbaijan Cycling Federation – Madat Guliyev met with the members of our Rhythmic Gymnastics National Team in Group exercises, which won 1 Gold and 1 Silver medals at the FIG Rhythmic Gymnastics World Cup held in Baku on April 22-24. The meeting was also attended by the Minister of Youth and Sports - Farid Gayibov and Deputy Minister - Mariana Vasileva.
During the meeting, Minister Madat Guliyev awarded the members of the National Team - Gullu Aghalarzade, Laman Alimuradova, Kamilla Aliyeva, Zeynab Hummatova, Yelyzaveta Luzan and Darya Sorokina with the anniversary medal dedicated to the “15th anniversary of the Ministry of Defense Industry of the Republic of Azerbaijan (2005-2020)”.
The anniversary medals were also presented to the Coaches of the Rhythmic Gymnastics National Team of Azerbaijan Gymnastics Federation (AGF) - Siyana Vasileva, Sabina Garatova, a judge - Yevgeniya Vilyayeva, Head Choreographer - Kamil Guliyev and AGF Secretary General - Nurlana Mammadzada.
Afterwards, Minister Madat Guliyev spoke about the attention and care shown to sports in our country at the state level, and spoke about the achievements in this field. He emphasized that after the election of the First Vice-President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Mrs. Mehriban Aliyeva to the leadership of Azerbaijan Gymnastics Federation (AGF) in 2002, high-level successes were achieved in Gymnastics field within a short period of time. M. Guliyev appreciated the victory of our National Team in Group exercises at the World Cup in Baku as a result of these successes. At the end of the meeting, the Minister answered the questions of gymnasts and shared interesting moments he experienced in his life.