Gymnasts bring home two “bronze” medals

By: Amina Nazarli

Two international rhythmic gymnastics tournament wrapped up in Latvia and Spain this weekend.

16th International R.G. Tournament “Baltic Hoop 2015” held in Riga on March 14-15 was remembered for the brilliant performances of all attending gymnasts.

National gymnast Gulsum Shafizada won a bronze medal in the all-around events. Gymnast from Belarus Melitina Staniouta ranked first, while Russian Irina Annenkova came second.

Another gymnast, Zeyneb Celep ranked eighth in the all-around events and with a hoop. Performing with five balls, the junior group team came the fourth.

Meanwhile, Azerbaijani gymnast Marina Durunda who participated in another international tournament ranked third on the podium in Barcelona – Spain – during a competition on March 12-15. She achieved one of the best results, gaining the bronze medal in the exercise with clubs.

SOURCE: Azer News