By Laman Ismayilova
Azerbaijan Youth and Sports Minister Farid Gayibov has been
re-elected president of the European Gymnastics Union (UEG) by a
majority of the votes, Azernews reports.
The decision was announced at the 29th UEG congress in
Farid Gayibov, who has headed the European Gymnastics Union
(UEG) since 2017, expressed his gratitude to the UEG members.
'Thanks for your confidence. I am honored and will do my utmost
for the development of gymnastics in our continent,' said
Joining him on the Presidential Board are Michel Boutard (FRA),
Tom Thingvold (NOR), and Edvard Kolar (SLO) while Kineret Tzedef
(ISR), Alvaro Sousa (POR), Solveig Jonsdottir (ISL), Paolo Frising
(LUX), Marta Pagnini (ITA), Natalja Inno (EST) and Ciaran Gallagher
(IRL) will assist the discussions and decision-making in the
Executive Committee and the Technical Committee Presidents.
Formed in 1982, European Gymnastics is one of five continental
unions that represents the interests of Europe in the International
UEG represents quite different facets of the sport: from Olympic
sports to gymnastics for all.
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