All-Russian Acrobatic Rock’n’Roll Competition was held in Expoforum
Vadim Permyakov, executive director of the All Russian Federation of Dancesport and Acrobatic Rock’n’Roll, congratulated those present on the first all-Russian competition of the year: “The athletes performed outstandingly in the 2019 season and we hope that this and all future competitions will help us to discover Russia’s most commendable representatives.”
At the end of the ceremony, the competitors took the athlete’s oath, and the jury took the arbitrator’s oath.
The competition traditionally represents Russia’s vast geography: representatives from 25 Russian regions came to St. Petersburg. More than 1,500 athletes competed in 14 different disciplines and categories.
The competition is highly rated and helps to form Russia’s national team. It aims to popularise and develop acrobatic rock’n’roll in Russia, to increase professionalism and to pick out the strongest athletes.
The All-Russian Acrobatic Rock’n’Roll Competition 2020 was held from 14 to 16 February on the Expoforum convention and exhibition centre.