Russians rank first in group exercises with hoops and clubs at World Championships in Baku
Russian athletes took first place in the finals of the group exercises with three hoops and two pairs of clubs at the 37th Rhythmic Gymnastics World Championships in Baku.
The Russian team scored 29.450 points, the Japan team won silver (29.400 points), gymnasts from Italy ranked third (29.200 points).
This week, on September 16-22, the 37th World Rhythmic Gymnastics Championships is held at the National Gymnastics Arena in Baku. The tournament is the qualification competition for the 32nd Olympic Games in Tokyo. More than 300 gymnasts from 61 countries are competing for nine sets of medals. The motto of the tournament is “Fairy tales will come to life”.