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18 Aug 2019

About 200 athletes from 32 countries competed for medals at the 2019 FIG World Challenge Cup in Minsk. The competitions took place at theRhythmic Gymnastics Palace. The Belarusian national team comprised Katsiaryna Halkina and Anastasia Salos, and also the group of Anastasiya Rybakova, Karyna Yarmolenka, Arina Tsitsilina, Hanna Shvaiba, Hanna Haidukevich and Aryna Sushchynskaya.

The competitions in Minsk featured many well-known gymnasts, including many-time world champions Dina Averina and Arina Averina, two-time champion of the 2nd European Games, medalist of world championships Linoy Ashram of Israel, medalists of world championships Neviana Vladinova and Boryana Kaleyn of Bulgaria, Italy’s Milena Baldassarri and Alexandra Agiurgiuculese, Kaho Minagawa of Japan, and Ukraine’s Vlada Nikolchenko.

Belarus won bronze and silver medals at the 2019 FIG World Challenge Cup BSB Bank in Minsk. In the group routine with hoops and clubs the Belarusian athletes placed second with the total of 28,450 points. Bulgaria took gold with 28,600 points. Bronze went to Ukraine (28,100 points). Belarus also claimed bronze in the group all-around event.

Last year, Belarus wonone gold, one silver and five bronze medals.


Soyun Lee (South Korea)
FIG World Challenge Cup 2019
Mariam Selim (Egypt)
Josephine Juul Moeller (Norway)
Yating Zhao (China)
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