16 September 2022
On the third day of the 39th FIG Rhythmic Gymnastics World Championships held in Sofia (Bulgaria), National Teams in Group exercises joined the competitions. At the event, our country was represented by a team in Group exercises, three-time Bronze winners of the European Championships, two-time Gold & Silver medalists of the 5th Islamic Solidarity Games - Gullu Aghalarzade, Laman Alimuradova, Kamilla Aliyeva, Zeynab Hummatova, Yelyzaveta Luzan and Darya Sorokina. The members of our team, executed their programs with 3 Ribbons & 2 Balls and with 5 Hoops as well.
Our gymnasts successfully performed in Qualifications with 3 Ribbons & 2 Balls (29,250) and qualified for the Finals. It should be mentioned that the Apparatus Finals will take place on September 18.
Tomorrow, Individual gymnasts will test their strength in the All-Around competitions. In this program, our country will be represented by - Zohra Aghamirova, participant of the Summer Olympic Games Tokyo-2020, two-time silver medalist of the Summer Universiade, four-time Gold, Silver & Bronze medalist of the Islamic Solidarity Games. It should be mentioned that our gymnast ranked 5th with a Ribbon, while she took the 6th place with a Hoop.
Members of our National Team took the 6th place at team competitions based on the results they showed in both Individual program & Group exercises.