Russia wins 2020 Olympics gold in women’s artistic gymnastics team event

Russia wins 2020 Olympics gold in women’s artistic gymnastics team event

© APA | Lilia Akhaimova, Viktoria Listunova, Angelina Melnikova and Vladislava Urazova

# 27 July 2021 18:32 (UTC +04:00)

Russia won the gold medal in the women’s artistic gymnastics team event at the 2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo on Tuesday, APA reports citing TASS.

The squad of Russian athletes was awarded an aggregate result of 169.528 points, which earned them the gold, while the team from the United States took the silver with 166.096 points and gymnasts from Great Britain picked up the bronze with 164.096 points.

The gold-winning team of Russian gymnasts included Lilia Akhaimova, Viktoria Listunova, Angelina Melnikova and Vladislava Urazova.

This is Russia’s first-ever gold medal in women’s artistic gymnastics team event since the 1992 Olympics, when the gold was clinched by the team of the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS).

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