Sofia Raffaeli: double gold in ball and clubs at the European Gymnastics Championships in Baku
After yesterday’s silver medal in the all-around, the gymnast from Chiaravalle has written another page of history: two victories in two different disciplines
Sofia Raffaeli confirms herself as a new phenomenon in rhythmic gymnastics. The Italian, who was on the podium today at the European Championships in Baku (Azerbaijan), won two gold medals in just a few hours: in ball, where she was the best with 33,650 points; at clubs where he beat the competition by a net score of 33. In ball silver went to Bulgaria’s Nikolova, bronze to Azerbaijan’s Zohra Aghamirova; Second in the club is Bulgarian Kaleyn, third is Slovenian Vedeneeva. For Raffaeli, the nineteen year old atomic ant from Chiaravalle (Ancona) and winner of the Fiamme Oro, received three medals in this continental event.
Nobody likes her
After yesterday’s silver medal in the all-around, the first ever achieved by an Italian gymnast in this discipline, the titles in the ball category on the Sofia bulletin board have risen to three. Last year he won European silver and World Championship gold in the special discipline. Now there is anticipation for the young woman with regard to participation in the 2024 Olympic Games in Paris.
May 21 – 12:36 p.m
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