Israel's national rhythmic gymnastics team.
(photo credit: REUTERS)
Israeli gymnasts scale podium in Finland Israel's national rhythmic gymnastics team continued its excellent start to the season by claiming three more medals in the World Cup event in Espoo, Finland.
After winning two bronze medals in the first Grand Prix event of the year in Moscow last week, the team of Yuval Filo, Alona Koshevatskiy, Ekaterina Levina, Karina Lykhvar and Ida Mayrin claimed a gold and two silvers in the first World Cup Series competition of 2016 in Finland.
After taking a silver in the group all-around final on Saturday, the blue-and-white also finished second in the ribbons (17.300) on Sunday before winning a gold in the hoops and clubs final (17.700).
Neta Rivkin took part in four individual finals on Sunday, finishing fifth in the hoop (17.950) and sixth in the ball (17.150). Viktoria Filanovsky finished eighth in the hoop (17.600).