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Turkish rhythmic gymnastics team win European title

Team beats Ukraine in 3 hoops, 2 pairs of clubs for first-ever medal in Euro championships

Berat Buyuk   | 29.11.2020
Turkish rhythmic gymnastics team win European title

Ankara

ISTANBUL

Turkey’s women's national rhythmic gymnastics team won the 2020 European title Saturday, the team's first-ever medal in the competition.

"Historic! Turkey win their first-ever medal at a European Rhythmic Gymnastics Championships after defeating Ukraine to the 3 hoops, 2 pairs of clubs gold!," Turkish Olympic Committee tweeted.

The committee congratulated Duygu Dogan, Azra Akinci, Peri Berker, Nil Karabina and Eda Asar for winning gold in Kiev.

Host nation Ukraine was awarded silver.

Turkish Youth and Sports Minister Mehmet Muharrem Kasapoglu congratulated the team on social media and said the win made Turkey proud of the team’s success.



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