• Rhythmic gymnastics world cup, silver to the blue butterflies in the all-around


October 31, 2021

The National Rhythmic Gymnastics Team wins the gold medal in the specialty final with hoops and clubs.

Alessia Maurelli, Martina Centofanti, Agnese Duranti, Martina Santandrea and Daniela Mogurean - with the Laura Paris reserve - become world champions with hoops and clubs with 42.275 points.

The Air Force airmen are positioned ahead of Russia, second with 40,950 points, and Japan, bronze with 40,900.

At the foot of the Japanese podium, China, with 40,850.

The Blue Butterflies never stop collecting medals.

With the final eight with 5 balls, in fact, the third silver in the 38th FIG review comes after the one in the team All-Around and in the team one, together with the blue individualists.

Maurelli and companions, accompanied by the National Technical Director Emanuela Maccarani, by Olga Tishina and Federica Bagnera, finish behind Russia in this tool, first with 46 clear points.

Second bronze of the day for Japan, at 44,500.

Fourth place for Belarus with 44.100.

Thus ends the Rhythmic Gymnastics World Championship held in Kitakyushu, Japan.

So, appointment next year in Sofia.

The Armeec Arena in the Bulgarian capital will be the scene of the first world championship of the new four-year period on the way to the Paris 2024 Olympic Games.