site.btaOver 153 Delegates from 45 Countries To Attend Congress of European Gymnastics in Sofia
Over 153 delegates from 45 countries will attend the Congress of European Gymnastics, which will be held on December 1 and 2 in Sofia. Bulgaria is organizing this forum for the second time after 2019.
The host of the event is the Bulgarian Rhythmic Gymnastics Federation (BRGF) , headed by 1996 Olympic horizontal bar silver medalist Krasimir Dunev, and with General Secretary Yordan Yovchev, 2004 rings silver medalist.
The entire management of the European Gymnastics Headquarters arrived in Sofia for the Congress, headed by President Farid Gayibov, Minister of Sports of Azerbaijan. Among the delegates is Mariana Vasileva, long-time head coach of the Azerbaijani national rhythmic gymnastics team. Currently, the Bulgarian is the Deputy Minister of Sports in the former Russian republic.
Representatives of Russia and Belarus are also allowed to participate in the congress.
On the Bulgarian side, BRGF President Iliana Raeva, BRGF Secretary General Rosina Atanasova, Hristiana Todorova, member of the Technical Committee for Rhythmic Gymnastics at the European Federation will attend.
Sports aerobics and sports acrobatics will be presented respectively by Dimitrina Kandeva, President of the Bulgarian Aerobics Union and by Nikolay Ivanov, both members of the Technical Committees of their disciplines in European Gymnastics Federation.
Bulgarian Trampoline Federation President Stoyan Dimitrov and Secretary General Mariela Stoycheva are set to attend as well.
Youth and Sports Minister Dimitar Iliev and Sofia Mayor Vassil Terziev will be official guests at the opening of the forum on Friday.