Azerbaijani gymnasts rank 4th in France

By Amina Nazarli

Azerbaijani gymnasts have finished 4th at the annual Grand Prix in Rhythmic Gymnastics in French Thiais on March 24-27.

The group team consisting of Siyana Vasileva, Aliaksandra Platonova, Ayshan Bayramova, Diana Doman and Elif Zeynep Celep stopped a step away from the medals in the final exercise with three pairs of clubs and two hoops.

The group, also performed in the final with five ribbons, and became the sixth. Girls took the seventh place in two exercises.

The team’s leader, Marina Durunda, demonstrating her new program on the international arena for the first time, ranked sixth in the final exercise with a ribbon and became the eighth with a hoop and clubs. In the all-around, Marina took the 10th position.

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