Russian team wins bronze medal at 37th Rhythmic Gymnastics World Championships in group exercises with 5 balls
The Japanese team won the gold of the 37th Rhythmic Gymnastics World Championships in group exercises with five balls with a score of 29.550 points, Trend reports.
The silver medal went to the Bulgarian team (29.350 points), and the bronze to the Russian team (28.150 points).
The 37th Rhythmic Gymnastics World Championships will last until Sept. 22. The first day of the competitions will see qualifications in an individual program, and gymnasts will perform in the exercises with a hoop and a ball.
The Championships are the qualification competition for the Olympic Games to be held in Tokyo in 2020. So, the first 16 individual gymnasts (max. two gymnasts per country) in the all-around ranking will qualify for the Games.
More than 300 gymnasts from 61 countries will compete for nine sets of medals. “Fairy Tales will come to life" is the motto of the championships.