Grand Prix – Rhythmic Gymnastics Competition- HOLON
May 28 @ 15:30 - May 29 @ 22:00
The International “Grand Prix” Rhythmic Gymnastics Competition will take place in Holon for the 15th time between 16-17 May at the Holon Toto Arena.
2018 Grand Prix Holon
The international “Grand Prix” Rhythmic Gymnastics Competition will take place in Holon for the 15th time between 16-17 May at the Holon Toto Arena.
The competition will take place on Wednesday and Thursday for the first time ever.
The competitions this year are the last in the round of Grand Prix competitions preceding the European Championship in Spain this June.
Over 250 gymnasts will take part in the competition, travelling from 24 countries, including Russia, Ukraine, Belarus, USA, Lithuania, Latvia, Georgia, Austria, Slovenia, Czech Republic, Norway, Slovakia, Estonia, France, Kazakhstan, Belgium, Kirgizstan, Switzerland, Finland, Uzbekistan and Israel.
Holon continues a grand and longstanding tradition for the 15th year
In the presence of Holon Mayor, Moti Sasson
“Grand Prix” is an important and prestigious international competition held in 8 major cities throughout Europe, attracting the world’s best gymnasts year after year. Israel is the only non-European country to host the competition.
Throughout the years, the “Holon Grand Prix” has hosted Olympic gymnasts and world champion rhythmic gymnasts including Alina Kabaeva, Evgenia Kanaeva, Margarita Mamun and Yana Kudryavtseva of Russia; Anna Bessanova and Ganna Rizatdinova of Ukraine; Inna Zhukova, Liubov Charkashyna, Melitina Staniouta and Katsiayna Halkina of Belarus.
Holon promotes the field of rhythmic gymnastics, nurturing the gymnasts of the future. There are about 500 gymnasts in Holon, about 100 of them participating in national and international competitions.
Wednesday, 16 May 2018 – All around competitions starting at 15:00.
Thursday, 17 May 2018 – Final competitions, closing ceremony and gala event
Hours: 19:00-22:00. Spectators will be admitted until 18:45 due to the live broadcast.
Grand Prix competitions will take place in the new and impressive Toto Arena in Holon, located at Peres Park (southeast of the city by the Children’s Museum)
Holon Toto Arena | 220 Sderot Yerushalaim