Rhythmic Gymnastics European Championships 2020 Senior Individual All-Around Final Results

Linoy Ashram (ISR) is the European Champion

Linoy Ashram makes history and becomes the first non-Russian European Champion in the all-around senior individual final. Ashram, has won numerous medals in recent years and is seen as one of the country’s leading hopes in the Olympic Games in Tokyo, delayed from 2020 to 2021 due to the coronavirus pandemic.Back in 1997 Elena Vitrichenko from Ukraine was the last non Russian to win this championship. The battle for gold displayed between Israel’s Linoy Ashram and Belarussian Alina Harnasko, who was in the last seasons recovering from ACL (knee) double surgery. About the bronze medal, several gymnasts were in contention before the fourth and last routine. Boryana Kaleyn from Bulgaria and Anastasiia Salos from Belarus were fighting for the podium, but after a drop in Boryana’s clubs routine, Salos got the medal.

Boryana Kaleyn (BUL)

Both Alina Harnasko and Linoy Ashram scored 100,900 but as the tie breaking rules state, the total execution is firstly compared. The technical deductions also moved Linoy into the lead ahead of Alina. This could gave the gold medal to Linoy Ashram from Israel.

Boryana Kaleyn could not win a medal this time and finished fourth ahead of Nicol Zelikman (ISR), who made four clear routines and Yeva Meleshchuk (UKR).

Yeva Meleshchuk (UKR)
Anastasiia Salos (BLR)
  1. Linoy Ashram (ISR) 100.900
  2. Alina Harnasko (BLR) 100.900
  3. Anastasia Salos (BLR) 96.500
1ISRLinoy Ashram (ISR)100.900
2BLRAlina Harnasko (BLR)100.900
3BLRAnastasiia Salos (BLR)96.500
4BULBoryana Kaleyn (BUL)95.300
5ISRNicol Zelikman (ISR)94.600
6UKRYeva Meleshchuk (UKR)93.450
7BULKatrin Taseva (BUL)92.150
8UKRVlada Nikolchenko (UKR)90.000
9AZEZohra Aghamirova (AZE)88.300
10ROUAndreea Verdes (ROU)88.050
11HUNFanni Pigniczki (HUN)87.650
12AZEArzu Jalilova (AZE)87.600
13SLOEkaterina Vedeneeva (SLO)86.700
14ESTViktoria Bogdanova (EST)82.350
15LATJelizaveta Polstjanaja (LAT)82.350
16MACRejchl Stojanov (MAC)80.600
17TURKamelya Tuncel (TUR)80.050
18ROUSonia Ichim (ROU)79.350
19LTUFausta Sostakaite (LTU)69.900
20MDAAnastasia Guz (MDA)69.600
21CZEDenisa Stepankova (CZE)69.150
22LUXElena Smirnova (LUX)64.550
23CROLana Sambol (CRO)60.650
24MNEJovana Markovic (MNE)47.100
25BIHHana Kahriman (BIH)21.400
Source: losdeportes.info
Alina Harnasko (BLR)


Stiliana Nikolova (BUL)

Turkey and Estonia made history yesterday at the European Championships in Rhythmic Gymnastics, as both earned their first ever medals. Turkey and Ukraine both scored 31.150, with the same difficulty and execution score. In this case, the technical deductions determine the final ranking, giving the gold to Turkey and positioning Ukraine second.

On the other hand, a big surprise on Bulgaria’s junior gymnast, Stiliana Nikolova, who got gold with ribbon. Melaniia Tur from Ukraine, who got the highest score the day before on qualifications, missed the opportunity to win a medal due to few drops during her clubs routine. Daria Atamanov from Israel won the gold medal in clubs. Dina Agisheva (BLR) clinched the first gold of the day, for her rope routine, then Polina Karika (UKR) topped the standing with ball.

Karina Sydorak (UKR)


5 balls

1.            Ukraine 35.350

2.            Israel 34.450

3.            Estonia 32.800

3 hoops and 2 pairs of clubs

1.            Turkey 31.150

2.            Ukraine 31.150

3.            Azerbaijan 30.650


Rope Podium

1.            Dina Agisheva (BLR) 21.550

2.            Daria Atamanov (ISR) 21.500

3.            Eva Brezalieva (BUL) 20.850

Daria Atamanov (ISR)

Ball Podium

1.            Polina Karika (UKR) 22.800

2.            Stliana Nikolova (BUL) 22.700

3.            Yelyzaveta Zorkina (BLR) 22.550

Clubs Podium

1.            Daria Atamanov (ISR) 24.350

2.            Yelyzaveta Zorkina (BLR) 23.350

3.            Evelin Viktoria Kocsis (HUN) 22.900

Ribbon Podium

1.            Stliana Nikolova (BUL) 21.550

2.            Karina Sydorak (UKR) 21.200

3.            Daria Atamanov (ISR) 21.150

Source for results: https://www.europeangymnastics.com/event/2020-european-championships-rhythmic-gymnastics/results

Rhythmic Gymnastics European Championships Kiev 2020 Day 1 Results

Melaniia Tur (UKR)

Rhythmic Gymnastics European Championships kicked off today in Kiev, Ukraine. Junior individual gymnasts qualified for finals with rope and ball. Only six senior groups took the carpet to perform their five balls routine. Azerbaijan, is leading by the moment the standings, surprising the audience with a black leotard without crystals. Israel is by now in second position and both Ukraine and Estonia scored 32000. Estonia is in third place due to the tie break rules.

In the junior event, 57 junior gymnasts are competing for qualifying in apparatus finals. The top scores are Karina Sydorak from Ukraine (21.500) in rope, Daria Atamanov from Israel (22.650) with ball and Polina Karina with ball from Ukraine.

Polina Karika (UKR)

Rope /Gymnasts Qualified for finals

1.            Karina Sydorak (UKR) 21.500

2.            Dina Agisheva (BLR) 21.350

3.            Eva Brezalieva (BUL) 21.100

4.            Daria Atamanov (ISR) 20.175

5.            Lily Ramonatxo (FRA) 19.250

6.            Narmin Bayramova (AZE) 19.150

7.            Evelin Viktoria Kocsis (HUN) 18.950

8.            Annaliese Dragan (ROU) 18.525

Karina Sydorak (UKR)

Ball/Gymnasts Qualified for finals

1.            Daria Atamanov (ISR) 22.650

2.            Polina Karika (UKR) 22.650

3.            Yelyzaveta Zorkina (BLR) 22.375

4.            Stliana Nikolova (BUL) 21.925

5.            Evelin Viktoria Kocsis (HUN) 21.300

6.            Alina Gozalova (AZE) 21.200

7.            Erika Dokutsajeva (EST) 20.075

8.            Lily Ramonatxo (FRA) 19.850

Daria Atamanov (ISR)

Senior Groups

5 balls

1.            Azerbaijan 34.600

2.            Israel 34.100

3.            Estonia 32.000

4.            Ukraine 32.000

5.            Turkey 31.900

6.            France 29.250

Alona Hillel (ISR)