Baku to play host to 2024 European TeamGym Championships for the first time

Baku, January 28, AZERTAC
The capital city of Baku will host the TeamGym European Championships for the first time on October 16-19, 2024, Azerbaijan Gymnastics Federation told AZERTAC.
The decision was made at a meeting of the Executive Committee of European Gymnastics in its headquarters in Lausanne.
TeamGym is one of the youngest European Gymnastics discipline. The first European Championships in this discipline was held in Finland in 1996 and called “EuroTeam” at that time. The first official TeamGym European Championships took place in Sweden in 2010. Along with senior gymnasts, teams consisting of junior athletes also competed in these events.
The Azerbaijan Gymnastics Federation (AGF) included TeamGym into its action plan after Azerbaijani national team’s participating for the first time in the TeamGym European Championships in Odivelas, Portugal in October 2018.
The European Championships in TeamGym is one of the youngest European Gymnastics events and takes place every two years. TeamGym is a team competition being performed in three disciplines: Floor, Tumble and Trampet. Routines on each apparatus require effective teamwork and excellent technique with difficult skills in acrobatic and gymnastics elements.
TeamGym competitions are divided into three sections: Women, Men and Mixed Teams (teams consisting of both female and male gymnasts). The team may consist of 8-10 gymnasts. Each of them must compete on Floor. 6 gymnasts take part in each round on Tumble and Trampet. Mixed Team must consist of 50% male and 50% of female gymnasts.

Sports 2023-01-28 17:38:00