Japanese team wins gold at 37th Rhythmic Gymnastics World Championships in group exercises with 5 balls
Baku, Azerbaijan, Sept. 22
By Jani Babayeva – Trend:
The Japanese team won the gold of the 37th Rhythmic Gymnastics World Championships in group exercises with five balls with a score of 29.550 points, Trend reports.
The silver medal went to the Bulgarian team (29.350 points), and the bronze to the Russian team (28.150 points).
The 37th Rhythmic Gymnastics World Championships will last until Sept. 22.
The Championships is the qualification competition for the Olympic Games to be held in Tokyo in 2020.
As for the gymnasts within group exercises, Bulgaria, Russia and Italy have already qualified according to the results of the last World Championships. At this year’s Championships, the best five teams will qualify for the Tokyo-2020 Olympic Games according to the all-around scores.
More than 300 gymnasts from 61 countries are competing for nine sets of medals. “Fairy Tales will come to life" is the motto of the championships.