ASTANA – Kazakh athletes won 14 medals at the recent Asian Rhythmic Gymnastics Championship in Kuala Lumpur. Athletes from 18 countries took part in the competition.
Alina Adilkhanova won three gold medals (all-around, ball, ribbon), one silver (hoop) and one bronze (club).
Kazakh national team members Regina Sultanova, Dayana Zhakupova, Anel Talgatbek, Jessica Budnik, Zhanerke Dauletkulova took second place in group events.
In the juniors’ competitions, Kazakh athletes Aruana Sadubayeva, Balkyz Elshibek, Dilnoza Manusr, Yasmin Aliyeva and Deriya Tokdemir placed second after the Chinese team, followed by Japanese athletes.
Earlier, Kazakh gymnasts won first place in the team championship among juniors, and third in the group event. Roza Abitova qualified for the Youth Olympic Games to take place October 6-18 in Buenos Aires, Argentina.