Over 160 leading gymnasts from 20 countries are arriving
to participate in this year’s competition.
The City of Holon continues its long standing tradition hosting the International
"Grand Prix" competition in Rhythmic Gymnastics for the 14th year,
in cooperation with the Israel Gymnastics Association.
The Competition will be held in the presence of Motti Sasson, Mayor of Holon.
This year, for the first time, winners of the Grand Prix group competition
will receive financial awards.
This year Israel has a new team directed by Ira Vigdorchik, Head Coach.
The competition includes an international individuals’ tournament
for seniors and juniors.
This is the first competition in which the new team is participating. The City of Holon will be represented
by gymnast Ophir Dayan. Four top gymnasts are representing Israel in the individuals’ competitions.
The “Grand Prix” competition is a prestigious and prominent international competition
held in eight major European cities. It has become an annual event attracting
the most outstanding gymnasts in the world.
Israel is the only non-European country to have ever hosted this competition.
Russia, Ukraine, Belarus, Bulgaria, Lithuania, Finland, Cyprus, Hungary,
Latvia, Austria, Slovakia, the Czech Republic, Poland, Brazil, Norway,
France, Belgium, Serbia, Spain, Australia, Moldova and Israel.
The Finals, the Closing Ceremony and Gala event will be held
on Saturday, 24.6.17, between 17:00-20:00
The public may enter the hall by 16:30 at the latest