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Azerbaijani gymnasts win silver medals in group performances at European championship

June 15, 2014



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Baku, Azerbaijan, June 15



Emin Aliyev - Trend:



Azerbaijani team won the silver medals in group performances with three balls and two ribbons at the 30th European Rhythmic Gymnastics Championship held in Baku, Azerbaijan.



Azerbaijani athletes' performance was accompanied by prominent Azerbaijani singer Muslim Magomayev's song 'Blue Eternity'.



Azerbaijani gymnasts scored 17.650 points.



Russian team won the gold medals, scoring 18.366 points, while athletes from Bulgaria came third with 17.583 points.



Today, Azerbaijani gymnast Jala Piriyeva won the second place in individual competitions with the hoop.



Earlier, Azerbaijani gymnasts came third in team competition among the junior athletes.



The championship took off on June 13 at the National Gymnastics Arena in Baku, Azerbaijan. Some 258 gymnasts from 33 countries competed for nine sets of awards in the tournament that was held in Baku for the third time.



The championship has ended today.

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Source: Trend News Agency (Azerbaijan)


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