BAKU, Azerbaijan, Mar. 12
By Jani Babayeva - Trend:
The ceremony of awarding winners and prize-winners among women’s and men’s pairs in the program of balance and tempo exercises, respectively, within the 28th FIG Acrobatic Gymnastics World Championships at the National Gymnastics Arena in Baku, Trend reports.
Among women's pairs in the balance exercise program, representatives of Portugal Rita Ferreira and Ana Teixeira took the first step of the podium, athletes from the US Katherine Borcherding and Cierra McKown took the second place, while Alexandra Rudakova and Damira Talgat from Kazakhstan took the third position.
The gold medal among men's pairs in the tempo exercise was grabbed by Braiden McDougall and Angel Felix, representing the US, silver - by athletes from Kazakhstan Vadim Shulyar and Daniyel Dil, while Daniel Abbasov and Murad Rafiyev won the bronze medal.
The 28th FIG Acrobatic Gymnastics World Championships is being held at the National Gymnastics Arena in Baku from March 10 through March 13.
Some 170 gymnasts from 17 countries are participating in the championship, which is being held in Baku for the first time.
The women's, mixed and men's pairs, women's and men's groups are demonstrating the balance, tempo and combined exercises at the competitions.