Ukrainian gymnasts won silver at the World Challenge Cup in Spain

Украинские гимнастки выиграли серебро на World Challenge Cup в Испании

Protest Irina Deriugina has not helped Ukraine to beat Russia.

The national team of Ukraine in rhythmic gymnastics won a silver medal in the group exercises on the stage of World Challenge Cup in the Spanish Guadalajara.

Team was represented by Eugene Gaumont, Anastasia Wozniak, Valery Yuzvyak, Valeria Hanina, Diana Mezheritsky and Daria Kobets.

Obtained originally for assessment of exercise balls and jump ropes 17.350 caused an uproar among Spanish fans, angry shouts which didn’t stop for 5 minutes. Irina Deryugina filed an appeal against the assessment, which was approved by the panel of judges. The rating was raised to 18.050, but this is still not enough to bypass the national team of Russia.

In the end, first place went to the Russians with the amount 36.550, our graces is in the second position (36.350), and the third step of the podium — the team of Belarus (35.300).

In the personal category Victoria Mazur took 11th place in the all-around and also reached the finals of the exercises with clubs and got the third skills assessment – 17.700. Ekaterina Lutsenko in all-around became 20th and didn’t make it into any of the finals of individual species.

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