20 April 2015
Two international tournaments in rhythmic gymnastics wrapped up in Poland and Kazakhstan yesterday.
Azerbaijani gymnasts brought one gold and one silver from Poland. Our junior gymnast Zhala Piriyeva surpassed her rivals finishing first in the all-around. Junior group team who did not leave indifferent judges panel and spectators, won silver medal of the competition. As usual, the audience applauded exercise with five balls, performed under Michael Jackson's "Smooth Criminal".
Gulsum Shafizada represented our country in Astana, where the annual tournament for Aliya Yussupova prizes was held. Our gymnast raised the flag of the country, winning the bronze medal in the all-around.