30 October 2021
Elections to the Athletes Commission of the International Gymnastics Federation (FIG) have been held within the framework of the Rhythmic Gymnastics World Championships in the City of Kitakyushu (Japan).
Siyana Vasileva, the current coach of the Rhythmic Gymnastics National Team, three-time medalist of the European Championships, winner of numerous international competitions, also nominated her candidature in these elections.
A total of six countries participated in the first round of the elections held on October 26. On the last stage of elections held on October 28, representatives of three countries competed in. Having left behind her rivals, Siyana was elected as the official representative of Rhythmic gymnasts.
For the first time in history of the Azerbaijani Rhythmic Gymnastics, our representative is elected as a member of the Athletes Commission.
Being a representative of Rhythmic Gymnastics, Siyana will automatically represent the athletes at the FIG Rhythmic Gymnastics Technical Committee’s meetings.
She will serve as a member of the Athletes' Commission from January 1, 2022 to December 31, 2025.
We wish success to Siyana, who has always represented our country with dignity, as both a gymnast and a coach!