13-Sep-2009Mie, Japan SUNDAY: Group Finals, Russian Gold with 5 Hoops, Italy won its second Gold
... Gold again for Italy!
At the first of the two group's finals of the closing day of these Rhythmic Worlds in Mie, the Russian group redeems itself for the big mistake with the ropes in yesterday's all-around competition. The RUSSIAN girls won the gold medal with 5 hoops, scoring 27,700 points.
The silver medal went to the all-around world champion ITALY with a score of 27,275, followed by the bronze medallist BELARUS with 27,225 points.
On fourth came Bulgaria, but all the other national groups made mistakes and ranke in this order: Israel, Spain, Azerbaijan, Ukraine ...
All-around group world champion ITALY won the very last gold medal with the combinated exercise 3 ribbons, 2 ropes (26,650), beating BELARUS (26,600) and RUSSIA (26.300), who finished these worlds as the most successfully nation, again...
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At last Russia was the most successful nation again with 7 golden, 3 silver and 2 bronze medals (= 12)!!
The "rest" of gold (2) went to Italy, winning also another silver with the group.
On third in the medal ranking comes Ukraine (- / 2 -/ 3), followed by Belarus (- / 2 / 2) , but both witout any victory.
The "rest of medals went to Azerbaijan (- / 1 / 1) and Bulgaria (- /- / 1), so six nations only are the medal winner of these worlds and the domination of these countries is going on...! >> WCh09 Medal sheet >> Results, Overview