Rehearsal for the European games in Minsk artistic gymnasts try their hand

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On “Minsk-Arena” on the eve of the European games for the first time competitions in rhythmic gymnastics. Participating teams from Commonwealth countries and Europe, the correspondent of “MIR 24” Daria khorkova.

The athletes appreciated the scale of “Minsk-Arena”. Huge rooms, new shells. Particularly impressed the participants of the gym carpet.

“The girls found a way, that he was not so slippery. Put on a special sneaker. They never usually run out on carpets on which we train. And here they were very good and not even slippery,” said the gold medalist of the world Cup 2018, member of the national team of Belarus Anastasia Salos.

Belarusian Anastasia Salos at the world Cup in rhythmic gymnastics in Baku, took gold. Test start at “Minsk-Arena” for her and teammates – the opportunity to show yourself, and prepare, and get to know the opponent. So says eight-time world champion Russian woman Dina Averina.

“The organization here is at the highest level. Upon entering the hall was in shock, because this is a huge hall, where we not only act, but also in other sports. My first time in this hall, feels like the Olympics,” said eight-time world champion, member of team Russia’s Dina Averina.

Train and volunteers at the games they will be more than eight thousand people. Their task is to help teams and spectators not to get lost in the huge complex. Rehearsals are going and the fans.

Before the start of the big starts little more than a month. The organizers assure that the European games in Minsk will be a great and exciting sports holiday.