Baku. 2 December. REPORT.AZ/ Azerbaijan Gymnastics Federation Secretary General Farid Gayibov was elected as the President of the European Union of Gymnastics (UEG).
Report informs, the 50 member Federations of the UEG elected the new UEG authorities at the 27th Congress in Split, Croatia Dec.2.
Gayibov scored 28 votes, while another candidate Edvard Kolar, President of the Management Board of the Slovenian Sports Lottery, scored only 20 votes.
He will replace Georges Guelzec (FRA), who has led the UEG since 2009.
Notably, F. Gayibov has made a history as the first Azerbaijani functionary, who will lead the international structure.