The finalists of the 35th European Rhythmic Gymnastics Championships in ribbon exercises have been determined in the National Gymnastics Arena in Baku, Trend reports.
According to the results, Aleksandra Soldatova (Russia, 20.325 points), Dina Averina (Russia, 20.200 points), Katrin Taseva (Bulgaria, 19.950 points), Anastasia Salos (Belarus, 19.600 points), Milena Baldassarri (Italy, 18.800 points), Boryana Kaleyn (Bulgaria, 18.750 points), Nicol Zelikman (Israel, 18.450 points) and Ekaterina Galkina (Belarus, 18.450 points) qualified for the final.
Azerbaijani gymnasts Zohra Aghamirova and Veronika Hudis did not qualify for the finals in ribbon exercises. Aghamirova ranked 24th with a score of 16,175 points, and Veronica Hudis ranked 30 with a score of 15,200 points.
The 3rd day of the 35th European Rhythmic Gymnastics Championships started on May 18 in the National Gymnastics Arena in Baku.
Qualifying competitions are to be held today for adult gymnasts in an individual program of exercises with clubs and ribbons, as well as the performance of group teams in exercises with 5 ribbons.
The 35th European Rhythmic Gymnastics Championships will last until May 19. During the four-day championships, senior female gymnasts will perform in the individual program, while junior gymnasts will participate in the group exercise program. Athletes from 35 countries are taking part in the championships.
Azerbaijan is represented by Zohra Agamirova and Veronika Hudis in the individual program, and a team consisting of Madina Asadova, Laman Alimuradova, Seljan Hajizade, Milana Akbarova, Farida Safiyarzade in group exercises.