Bulgaria Wins Two Gold Medals at Rhythmic Gymnastics World Cup Held in Sofia

Sports | May 29, 2016, Sunday // 17:15
Bulgaria: Bulgaria Wins Two Gold Medals at Rhythmic Gymnastics World Cup Held in Sofia Photo: BGNES

Bulgaria claimed on Sunday two gold medals in two of the competitions at the rhythmic gymnastics World Cup which began at the Arena Armeec in Sofia on Friday and lasted over the weekend.

In the closing day of the championship, the Bulgarian team triumphed in the five ribbons group competition with 18.550 points, leaving behind runners up Russia with 18.300 points. The third place was shared by Israel and Belarus with 18.150 points each.

Later on Sunday, Bulgaria also claimed the title in the three pairs of clubs and two hoops group competition, finishing first with 18.550 points. Belarus came second with 18.350 points, followed by Italy with 18.300 points

On Saturday, the Bulgarian team coached by Ina Ananieva and made up of Mihaela Maevska, Reneta Kamberova, Tsvetelina Stoyanova, Tsvetelina Naydenova and Hristyana Todorova won the silver medals in the all around group competition with 36.800 points. The gold was claimed by Russia with 37.100 points, while the bronze went to Belarus with 36.650 points.

Also on Sunday, Bulgaria's Nevyana Vladinova claimed bronze in the ribbon individual competition, bringing the number of medals won by the host country to four.


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