Linoy Ashram wins two gold medals in gymnastics world cup in Azerbaijan

In March, Ashram claimed blue-and-white pride by winning two gold medals and a bronze in the Rhythmic Gymnastics World Cup which took place in Bulgaria.

Israeli Linoy Ashram notched a silver medal in the individual Hoops competition at the Rhythmic Gymnastics World Championships this week as she continued to twirl her way toward the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo. (photo credit: OCI/COURTESY)
Israeli Linoy Ashram notched a silver medal in the individual Hoops competition at the Rhythmic Gymnastics World Championships this week as she continued to twirl her way toward the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo.
(photo credit: OCI/COURTESY)
Israeli gymnast Linoy Ashram won two gold medals for her hoop as well as her baton routines on Sunday in the Federation Internationale de Gymnastique (FIG) or Rhythmic Gymnastics World Cup, which is wrapping up its weekend competitions in Baku, Azerbaijan. 

In the hoop competition, Ashram placed first. followed by Lala Kramarenko of Russia and Alina Harnasko of Belarus in third. Ashram won her second gold medal of the day after ranking first in the baton competition, beating out competitors from Bulgaria and Russia. 
Fellow Israeli gymnast Nicol Zelikman also performed well, advancing to the final of the ball routine with Ashram, with the former ranking seventh, and the later fifth. 
In March, Ashram claimed blue-and-white pride by winning two gold medals and a bronze in the Rhythmic Gymnastics World Cup which took place in Bulgaria. 
The 21-year-old from Rishon Lezion continues to prove that she is one of the most promising gymnasts in the world today, with a bright future ahead of her. Ashram is also expected to participate at the Summer Olympics in Tokyo, scheduled to begin in July.