May, 19. – 21. 2017. – Budapest
A new European Champion will be crowned at the László Papp Sports Aréna in the Hungarian capital, so we were told at to-day’s press conference held by: Dr. Judit Körmendy-Ékes – Chairman of the Hungarian Rhythmic Gymnastics Association, Sándor Altorjai – Secretary General of the Hungarian Gymnastics Association, Miklós Vaszily – CEO of the Media Service Support and Asset Management Fund (MTVA), Erika Deutsch-Lazsányi – Head of the Technical Committee of the Hungarian Rhythmic Gymnastics Association, Andrea Kovács – Competition Director.
At the press event, among other things, it was revealed who will be the members of the Hungarian national team, and who are the world stars to enter the carpet at the arena.
A new generation of stars will emerge in Budapest. In fact, only two former individual medallists are on the roster, Belarussian – Katsiaryna Halkina and Azerbaijan – Marina Durunda.
Already, 36 Federations have had confirmed their participation, with 84 individual senior gymnasts, and 150 junior gymnasts competing in the group exercise. Halkina will be joined by new colleagues Alina Harnasko and Yulia Isachanka who impressed in the junior Championships last year in Holon (ISR). From Russia – Aleksandra Soldatova and the Averina twins, Dina and Arina. Viktoria Mazur and first-year senior Olena Diachenko will represent the Ukraine.
Known big name as from Kseniya Moustafaeva – France, Linoy Ashram Veinberg and Victoria Filanovsky – Israel and from Italy – new star Alexandra Agiurgiuculese will meet with Hungarian talents – Alexandra Kis, Míra Váray and Fanni Pigniczcki. In the junior team: Eszter Ákoshegyi, Korinna Borda, Cintia Földi, Dorottya Györe, Anna Juhász,, Emma Juhász, Dea Várkonyi will be on the carpet at the Arena.
Three days with the talented European Rhythmic Gymnastics rolling the Hoop – Ball – Clubs – Ribbon is a fine and pleasant time to spend the week-end experience an exciting artistic gymnastics by talented sporty girls.
Friday, May, 19. – 10 a.m. (Most wanted for the Hungarian sporty girls to have full house in cheering at the Arena!)
Juniors Group Qualification – Age 13-15 – (1st presentation)
Seniors Individual Qualification – Age 16+ – (Hoop & Ball)
Saturday, May, 20. – 10 a.m.
Juniors Group Qualification – Age 13-15 – (2nd presentation)
Juniors Group Award Ceremony
Seniors Individual Qualification – – Age 16+ – (Clubs & Ribbon)
Team Award Ceremony
Sunday, May, 21. – 10 a.m.
Juniors Group Final
Juniors Group Award Ceremony
Seniors Individual Apparatus Finals (Hoop & Ball & Clubs & Ribbon)
Seniors Apparatus Award Ceremony
Gala (reminder to the Gala, for those interested and wish to be present at the show must hurry up to purchase their tickets because they have already been largely sold out!)
Alexandra Kis will be competing for the first time in the senior European Championships. She is 17 years old. Started the rhythmic gymnastics at the age of six. She is relishing the opportunity to show what she is capable of and will do she can to impress family, friends and the audience at the Laszlo Papp Arena.
Children tickets between the age 6-12 years – 50% discount. At purchasing over 20 tickets – 20% discount from original tickets price
The discounts can not be combined. Tickets at www.jegymester.hu
Update and snaps Aggie Reiter