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Azerbaijani gymnast wins silver in European Championship - PHOTO

19 April 2010 [09:25] - TODAY.AZ
Azerbaijani team won a silver medal on the second day of the European Championship on Gymnastics in Bremen, Germany, the Azerbaijani Gymnastics Federation said.

Azerbaijani gymnast Lala Yusifova, 14, took the second place in the exercise with a ball. She scored 25.65 points. Its the first medal in Azerbaijan's history of gymnasts' competitions.

Yusifova took the fourth place in the exercise with a ball. Other Azerbaijani gymnast Jala Garatova performed with Indian club and took the ninth place.

So, Azerbaijani team scored 97.775 points and took the 5th place. Azerbaijani team took the 14th place at the championship in Turin two years ago.

In total, it is great success of Azerbaijani Gymnastics. Adult teams performed in all-round competition on the second day.

Azerbaijani team consisting of Jeyla Guliyeva, Stefani Trayanova, Anastasiya Prasolova, Nigar Abdusalimova, Jamila Huseynova and Aelita Khalafova took the 8th place. Russia took the first place, Italy - second, Belarus - third.


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