First Vice-president Mehriban Aliyeva presents gold medals to members of our national team - winners of the Islamiada

On May 13, the national team of Azerbaijan won the gold medal of the 4th Islamic Solidarity Games.

First Vice-president of the Republic of Azerbaijan, Chairperson of the 4th Islamic Solidarity Games’ Organizing Committee Mehriban Aliyeva watched the competitions of gymnasts.

Launched on May 12, the day of the Games’ opening, at the National Gymnastics Arena, the gymnastic competitions will end on May 15.

The results shown by members of our national team Marina Durunda, Jale Piriyeva, Zohra Aghamirova during the first two days of the competition as the sum of 4 exercises – ring, ball, mace and ribbon - were evaluated with 128,200 points, which won our tem the name of the champions of the Islamiada. 65,250 of these points our team scored on May 12 at the competitions with a ball and a ring.

Uzbekistan, with 123,850 points, won the second place, while Turkey’s national team took the third place, with 101,650 points.

An awarding ceremony took place after the competitions were over.

First Vice-president of the Republic of Azerbaijan, President of the Azerbaijan Gymnastics Federation Mehriban Aliyeva presented medals to the winners.

The state anthem of Azerbaijan was performed in honour of our rhythmic gymnastics team – the champion of the “Baku-2017”, and our state flag was raised.

The finals will take place on May 14 at individual competitions on various instruments.

Marina Durunda and Jale Piriyeva reached the finals in the exercises with ribbon and mace.