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Russia’s Mariia Sergeeva wins another gold medal of FIG World Cup in Baku

29 April 2018 [14:45] - TODAY.AZ


Russian gymnast Mariia Sergeeva won the gold medal in the exercises with a ribbon at FIG Rhythmic Gymnastics World Cup in Baku on April 29.

She scored 16.800 points in the finals.

Bulgarian gymnast Katrin Taseva came in second with 16.400 points, while Ukrainian representative Vlada Nikolchenko scored 16.050 points and grabbed the bronze medal.

The finals of the FIG Rhythmic Gymnastics World Cup kicked off in Baku April 29.

Competitions are being held at the National Gymnastics Arena.

Six sets of medals will be awarded today (four medals for individual exercises and two medals - group exercises). Today the winners in individual exercises with a hoop, ball, clubs and ribbon, as well as group exercises with five hoops, three balls and two ropes will be announced.

Today Azerbaijan will be represented by a group team consisting of Ayshan Bayramova, Diana Doman, Zeynab Hummatova, Aliya Pashaeva and Siyana Vasileva.

The World Cup in Rhythmic Gymnastics is being held in Baku for the sixth time. The tournament, which will last until April 29, features 127 gymnasts from 26 countries. Of these, 44 athletes perform in individual programs, while 83 gymnasts compete in teams in group exercises.


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