Azerbaijani gymnast wins 2nd place in individual performances with hoop (PHOTO)

Photo: Azerbaijani gymnast wins 2nd place in individual performances with hoop (PHOTO) 
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Baku, Azerbaijan, June 15

By Aygun Badalova - Trend:

Azerbaijani gymnast Jala Piriyeva has won the second place in individual competitions with the hoop.

She received 16.300 points from the judges.

Gold medal went to the Russian gymnast Yulia Bravikova, who scored 16.750 points.

Belarusian athlete Anastasia Rybakova won the bronze medal, with 15.775 points.

The 30th Rhythmic Gymnastics European Championships kicked off in the National Gymnastics Arena in Baku, the capital of Azerbaijan, on June 13.

Some 258 gymnasts from 33 countries compete for nine sets of awards in the tournament that is being held in Baku for the third time.

Azerbaijan won the third place in team junior event held on June 14, reaching a total of 94.364 points.

Russia topped the team event scoring 96.815 points, and Belarus settled for the second place with 94.715 points.

The championship itself will end on June 15.

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