Mrs Mehriban Aliyeva, President of Heydar Aliyev Foundation, President of Azerbaijan Gymnastics Federation, has met on July 2 with Aliye Garayeva, Dinara Gymatova and Anna Gurbanova - Azerbaijan’s successful gymnasts at the 23-rd Rhythmic Gymnastics European Championship.
M.Aliyeva pointed out that holding such an international competition in Baku is of great importance for Azerbaijan. According to her, the fact that Azerbaijan has taken the third place in the team events and Aliya Garayeva has won individual event gold medal is a great achievement in the Azerbaijan’s sport history.
Mentioning the contest was organized in high level Mrs Aliyeva said ‘Over 200 gymnasts from 33 countries participated in the European Championship that was organized in our country for the first time. It is great that Azeri team achieved great successes in this contest.’
Mrs Mehriban Aliyeva wished success to the gymnasts.