Today the European Artistic Gymnastics Individual Championship has kicked off in Szczecin, Poland.
On the first competition day qualification rounds of both separate apparatus and all-around events are held.
The Armenia team had been preparing for this championship in Tbilisi from where the team had to leave for the competition. The Polish Airways (LOT) canceled the flight for 26 hours due to bad weather conditions while during the same period other airways made their regular flights. As a result of the incident our team’s athletes couldn’t even take part in the official training and didn’t sleep 2 nights.
Team’s head coach Hakob Serobyan told the ANOC press office that the incident, undoubtedly, will affect the athletes’ performances but the guys are fit and well-disposed.
There are still two rounds till the end of the championship
The Armenian Championships had brought together 140 athletes from Vanadzor, Gyumri.
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