At the World Championships in Rhythmic Gymnastics, which are held today in Sofia in Bulgaria, three sets of medals were played on Thursday. And in all forms of exhilarating Russian athletes.
The main hero of the start of the tournament was Dina Averina, who won gold medals in ball and ring exercises. 20-year old gymnast, became a five-time world champion, but she obviously did not stop this.
Yesterday started for her, as well as for Arina Averina and Alexandra Soldatova of the victory in the team championship. Here the best are determined by the results of the qualification in four separate types of all-round. Summarize all the estimates received by three athletes, but without considering the two worst ones. So, in the offset, not two versions by Arina Averina went into exercises with tape and clubs. Well, the total score of the Russian team is 161,325. Even before the official completion of the qualification, our girls became inaccessible to the rivals and accepted congratulations for the next "gold". The second place went to the hostess of the competition – Bulgaria (150,975) and Italy (147,550) took third place on the podium.
Moreover, according to the results of the qualification, Din Averin and Alexander Soldatov reached the final in individual all-round. Here the best three scores of four are taken into account and Averina was out of the competition again – 60,800 points. At Солдатовой who became second, – 60.275 points. Medals are played here today.
Well, last night Dina Averina excelled in the final of the exercises with clubs. The result is 19,000 points. "Silver" went to the Belarusian gymnast Ekaterina Galkina (18.900). Bronze medal was given to Dina Averina's sister Arina – 18,850.
The program ended Thursday with the final in exercises with a ribbon. Here Dina Averina did not participate and did not qualify Arina and therefore could not compete for medals. That is why all the expectations of the Russian team were connected to Alexandra Soldatova. Her speech was judged by the judge at 18,600 points. This was enough for the victory, although the density of the winners' results turned out to be the highest. The second Italian, Milena Baldassarri, scored 18,550 points, while the Israeli Lina Ashram earned 18,500 and a bronze medal.