Russians win team event in gymnastics at European Championships in Minsk
The Russians have won the team event in gymnastics at the European Championships in Minsk.
After winning the unofficial team event of the tournament, the national team of Russia in rhythmic gymnastics has six out of seven gold medals at the European Championships in Minsk.
Yana Kudryavtseva, Margarita Mamun and Aleksandra Soldatova became the winners of the team overall competition and left behind the Belarus and Ukrainian teams, the R-Sport reports.
In certain categories Margarita Mamun won the hoop exercises, Aleksandra Soldatova came only seventh because she dropped the apparatus gymnastics. Kudryavtseva and Mamun won first and second places in the ball exercises.
In the exercise with Indian clubs Kudryavtseva won first place. Soldatova twice dropped the apparatus gymnastics and took eighth place. In the ribbon exercises Kudryavtseva won, and Mamun was fifth.