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For many years, Azerbaijan has been hosting gymnastics
competitions on a high level, attracting top-class gymnasts from
around the world.
Established in 1956, Azerbaijan Gymnastics Federation has
managed to elevate the level of gymnastics in the country to new
As a result, the International Gymnastics Federation (FIG)
included the Azerbaijan Gymnastics Federation (AGF) in the list of
From 2014 to 2019, the Azerbaijani Gymnastics Federation was
among FIG's 10 strongest federations and for the last three years,
it has topped the list.
The National Gymnastics Arena has also played a major role in
the development of gymnastics in the country. The arena has a
seating capacity of 9,000 and training facilities for all
Built in 2014, the venue has hosted a number of international
competitions, including the 39th European Rhythmic Gymnastics
According to Azernews, gymnasts from 38 countries took part in
the championship held under the "Shine like a star" motto.
Azerbaijani athlete Zohra Agamirova won a bronze medal at this
championships, scoring 33.350 points in the exercises with a
As for now, the National Gymnastics Arena gets ready to host the
Rhythmic Gymnastics World Championships in 2027.
The decision was made by voting at a meeting of the Council of
the International Gymnastics Federation in Turkiye.
Rhythmic Gymnastics World Championships will take place in Baku
on September 15-19.
Note that the Rhythmic Gymnastics World Championships 2027 will
be the third one organized in Azerbaijan. Championships at National
Gymnastics Arena have already been held in 2005 and 2019.
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