Azerbaijani gymnasts win three medals in Portimao

Azerbaijani gymnasts win three medals in Portimao

The team of Azerbaijan's rhythmic gymnastics team has been honored three times in the FIG World Challenge Cup held in Portimao, Portugal.

Siyana Vasileva, Aliya Pashayeva, Diana Doman, Ayshen Bayramova and Zeynab Hummatova won two bronze medals for the first time following the performances in all-around competitions.

Azerbaijani gymnasts, who came to the arena for the final performances on the last day of the tournament, added a haul with new set of medals.

For the composition with Five Hoops gymnasts the national gymnasts were awarded a silver medal ahead of Finland.

Also Azerbaijani gymnasts, flawlessly carrying out Three Balls and Two Ropes Final, left no chance to the rivals from China and Finland, and won a gold medal in the arena in Portimao.

For many of the European gymnasts, the competition at the Portimão Arena held on May 8-14 served as a final dress rehearsal before the upcoming European Championships, taking place in two weeks in neighboring Spain.